Secrets of the Temple: How the Federal Reserve Runs the Country

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Simon & Schuster, Jan 15, 1989 - Business & Economics - 800 pages
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This ground-breaking best-seller reveals for the first time how the mighty and mysterious Federal Reserve operates -- and how it manipulated and transformed both the American economy and the world's during the last eight crucial years. Based on extensive interviews with all the major players, Secrets of the Temple takes us inside the government institution that is in some ways more secretive than the CIA and more powerful than the President or Congress.

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Review: Secrets of the Temple: How the Federal Reserve Runs the Country

User Review  - Pierre Lauzon - Goodreads

This is a large and, at times, a tedious book. It is, however, very educational in that I did not know in detail why the Federal Reserve does what it does. I learned why the Chairman of the Federal ... Read full review

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User Review  - Will Szal - Goodreads

Summary An amazing yet lengthy history of banking and money in the United States up to 1987. Especially the Federal Reserve, the Reagan/Volker era, and the political climate during this time ... Read full review

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About the author (1989)

William Greider is the bestselling author of five previous books, including One World, Ready or Not (on the global economy), Who Will Tell the People (on American politics), and Secrets of the Temple (on the Federal Reserve). A reporter for forty years, he has written for The Washington Post and Rolling Stone and has been an on-air correspondent for six Frontline documentaries on PBS. Currently the national affairs correspondent for The Nation, he lives in Washington, D.C.

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