May 20, 2011
Andrew Ross Sorkin’s sprawling best- seller “Too Big to Fail” is now a TV movie that transforms the complex tale of Wall Street greed into a knight-in-shining-armor saga.
The knight is Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson, portrayed by William Hurt as a stoic savior who endures sleepless nights and a nervous stomach to forestall the economic meltdown.
“What do I say when they ask me why it wasn’t regulated?” asks a Treasury Department official (Cynthia Nixon), boning up for a press conference to explain bundled home loans and the potential collapse of AIG.
This article was posted: Friday, May 20, 2011 at 7:26 am