Pitt Resigns as SEC Chief Harvey Pitt resigns as chairman of the Securities Exchange Commission. Pitt had a stormy tenure as SEC chief and was recently under fire for his handling of the appointment of William Webster to head an accounting oversight board. NPR's Andrea Seabrook reports.

Embattled Pitt Resigns as SEC Chief

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Harvey Pitt resigns as chairman of the Securities Exchange Commission. Pitt had a stormy tenure as SEC chief and was recently under fire for his handling of the appointment of William Webster to head an accounting oversight board. NPR's Andrea Seabrook reports.