Andrew Ross Sorkin, financial columnist for The New York Times, is the author of Too Big to Fail: The Inside Story of How Wall Street and Washington Fought to Save the Financial System – and Themselves (Penguin). New York Times reporter Andrew Ross Sorkin, a leading voice about Wall Street and corporate America delivers the first true, behind-the-scenes, moment-by-moment account of how the greatest financial crisis since the Great Depression developed into a global tsunami. Too Big to Fail traces the arc of the crisis, revealing never-before disclosed details about clandestine merger talks and government intervention efforts that may fundamentally reshape the nation’s view of what actually happened. Andrew Ross Sorkin, who has appeared on NBC’s “Today” show and on “Charlie Rose” on PBS, is a frequent guest host of CNBC’s “Squawk Box.” He won a Gerald Loeb Award, one of the highest honors in business journalism, in 2004 for breaking news. He also won a Society of American Business Editors and Writers Award for breaking news in 2005 and again in 2006. In 2007, the World Economic Forum named him a Young Global Leader. In 2008 and 2009, Vanity Fair named him to its “Next Establishment” list. He was also named to the Directorship 100, a list of the most influential people on the nation’s board of directors. He is a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and a graduate of Cornell University.
Andrew Ross Sorkin spoke with Bethany McLean, contributing editor to Vanity Fair, co-author of The Smartest Guys in the Room, about the collapse of Enron, and All the Devils are Here: The Hidden History of the Financial Crisis.