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TARP: A look back

Images from the enactment of the $700 billion bank bailout and the financial chaos that preceded it.

 
 

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Sept. 19, 2008

Then-President George W. Bush, center, flanked by Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke, left, Treasury Secretary Henry M. Paulson Jr. and Securities and Exchange Commission head Christopher Cox, asked Congress to put aside partisan differences and enact a historic rescue package.


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