Protecting Its Fannie: How Mortgage Giant Primed the...

Aired: 7/1/2011 | 0:08:16 | Clip
As part of his Making Sen$e series, Paul Solman reports on the new book, "Reckless Endangerment," which argues that for the past 20 years, Fannie Mae, a government-sponsored enterprise that increases money for homeownership, pursued profits for itself and bought risky loans that inflated a housing bubble that eventually burst.