Hank Paulson

Hank: 5 Years from the Brink

Hank Paulson

Talk: Hank: 5 Years from the Brink

Secretary Hank Paulson joins us in conversation about his new documentary. "HANK: 5 Years from the Brink" tells the story of how Paulson worked to persuade banks, Congress, and presidential candidates to support a nearly $1 trillion rescue package for the U.S. financial system during a time of unimaginable pressure and economic uncertainty. Moderating the talk is Mary Grove, Director of Global Entrepreneurship Outreach.

Hank Paulson

Hank Paulson is an American banker who served as the 74th Secretary of the Treasury. He had served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Goldman Sachs, and is now a fellow at the Harris School of Public Policy Studies and the chairman of the Paulson Institute at the University of Chicago, which he founded in 2011 to promote sustainable economic growth and a cleaner environment around the world.