Other shows on the financial crisis: Giant Pool of Money and Another Frightening Show About the Economy. And you can get daily updates about the financial crisis on Alex and Adam's Planet Money podcast and blog.
These episodes of the Planet Money podcast go into more depth on the issues in this week's show:
Simon Johnson, the former IMF official on this week's show, has a blog called BaselineScenario.com.
Also, on C-Span—Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner praises this episode:
View the full video here.
- Host Ira Glass plays clips from TV in a recent senate hearing and talks about how confusing the current banking crisis is. But fortunately today, we have the team that brought us our show that explained the mortgage crisis a year ago, back to explain entire the banking system in 40 minutes. (3 minutes)