The Bear Necessities : Planet Money The man who wrote the book on the collapse of Bear Stearns talks about what happened a decade ago and where we are today.

The Bear Necessities

Ten years ago, the investment bank Bear Stearns collapsed, and the government stepped in to broker a bailout.

William D. Cohan thinks that was a mistake. He wrote about Bear in his book, House of Cards.

He talked to us about what happened then and what's changed since.

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