Bernanke's hands were tied on Lehman Bros

The former Fed chairman says the public still don't know what really happened during the 'Lehman-AIG' weekend in 2008.

Six years after the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression, former Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke is still trying to get the facts out to a sceptical public.

The softly spoken and typically reserved Bernanke this week told an audience of business leaders in New York that “there was a lot of revisionism out there,” particularly when it came to what he dubs as the “Lehman-AIG weekend”.

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