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Transcripts reveal financial leader's struggle during the 2008 crisis

Six years ago the financial meltdown crushed the housing market and many investments while unemployment skyrocketed. What were financial leaders saying during those dark days?

Saturday - 02/22/2014, 12:30pm EST

Tags: west wing reports, paul brandus, Janet Yellen, Federal Reserve, financial crisis, economic stimulus

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Obama nominates Yellen to succeed Bernanke at Fed

In a history-making selection, President Barack Obama nominated Janet Yellen to be chairman of the Federal Reserve, a critical post as the nation continues its fitful economic recovery. If confirmed she would be the first woman to lead the powerful central bank.

Wednesday - 10/09/2013, 04:56pm EDT

Tags: Federal Reserve, Janet Yellen