More than 30 years have passed since I completed the interviews for the first edition of The Transformation of Wall Street.
My interview with Bill Cary on October 28th and 29th, 1980 was particularly memorable. I met with Bill in Columbia Presbyterian Hospital where he was being treated.
Bill had already written a memoir of his years as Chair of the Commission, Politics and the Regulatory Agencies. Bill met with me to be helpful to my effort to draft a comprehensive history of the SEC.
Only at the end of the interview did I appreciate … Read more