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SEC Vote on New Accounting Board

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SEC Vote on New Accounting Board

SEC Vote on New Accounting Board

SEC Vote on New Accounting Board

Only Available in Archive Formats.

The Securities and Exchange Commission today voted to appoint former CIA and FBI Director William Webster to head a new board that will oversee the troubled accounting industry. The deeply divided vote was split along party lines, with Republican commissioners — including SEC chairman Harvey Pitt — backing Webster. Robert Siegel talks with NPR's Jack Speer.