Elizabeth Warren: A Fighting Chance

THU, APR 24, 2014 (45:04)

First-term Massachusetts State Senator Elizabeth Warren spoke last April to a sold-out crowd about her biography, A Fighting Chance.

Sponsored by the Harvard Book Store at First Parish Church in Cambridge, Warren talks about her family history, including her parents and how she was given the chance to succeed. She also discusses her stance on big banks, the middle class, and what education policies need to be put in place to help students pay for higher education.

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Elizabeth Warren Warren is the junior U.S. Senator for Massachusetts. She made her life's work the fight for middle class families and became an expert on bankruptcy and an outspoken critic of consumer lenders. She is widely credited for the original thinking, political courage, and relentless persistence that led to the creation of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

Warren spent nearly 20 years as a professor of law at Harvard University, She is the author of several books including, The Two-Income Trap: Why Middle Class Mothers and Fathers Are Going Broke.

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