Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission Public Hearing in New York City - featuring Warren Buffett

JUNE 2, 2010

This FCIC Public Hearing - which included the testimony of billionaire Warren Buffett, Moody's CEO Raymond McDaniel and others - took place outside of Washington D.C. at the New School University in New York City.

 

Outside at 5:30 am

The hearing was carried Live on C-SPAN although it took place in Manhattan
The hearing was carried Live on C-SPAN although it took place in Manhattan

Before the Hearing

Bloomberg.net in action early
Bloomberg.net in action early
Ready for the FCIC members
Ready for the FCIC members
Me, ready to cover the witnesses (for C-SPAN). Talk about a front row seat! (And yes my rear end got sore during my several hours of camera operation sitting there.)
Me, ready to cover the witnesses (for C-SPAN). Talk about a front row seat! (And yes my rear end got sore during my several hours of camera operation sitting there.)

The Hearing

New School University President Bob Kerry (and former Nebraska Senator) started the affair off with some comments.
New School University President Bob Kerry (and former Nebraska Senator) started the affair off with some comments.
The four witnesses of the first panel sworn in.
The four witnesses of the first panel sworn in.
Commission member Bob Graham while questioning a witness. A Republican, he is also co-chair of President Obama's BP oil spill commission.
Commission member Bob Graham while questioning a witness. A Republican, he is also co-chair of President Obama's BP oil spill commission.
News photogs were aplenty when the billionaire Buffett arrived.
News photogs were aplenty when the billionaire Buffett arrived.
Panel two witnesses, billionaire Warren Buffett and Moody's CEO Raymond McDaniel sworn in.
Panel two witnesses, billionaire Warren Buffett and Moody's CEO Raymond McDaniel sworn in.
Buffett making his opening statements.
Buffett making his opening statements.
McDaniel reading his.
McDaniel reading his.
Photogs to my immediate left.
Photogs to my immediate left.
Commission chairman Phil Angelides and an aide between panels.
Commission chairman Phil Angelides and an aide between panels.
One image from the third panel. The whole affair went from 8:30am to 6:30pm.
One image from the third panel. The whole affair went from 8:30am to 6:30pm.

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