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In the midst of the 1990s bull market, one lone regulator warned about the derivatives dangers that would cause an economic meltdown nearly a decade later in the housing market. Frontline investigates the story of Brooksley Born, who saw the systemic risk in the virtually unregulated market, and her battles with Alan Greenspan and other financial titans in the Clinton administration.
Filmmaker Michael Kirk has also directed:
Cheney's Law (2007), Inside the Meltdown (2009)