Thursday, January 20, 2011
Watch Elizabeth Warren on the Tavis Smiley Show - January 12, 2011 | PBS
Time named Elizabeth Warren one of the world's 100 most influential people and President Obama selected her to launch the newly created Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. She's devoted much of her career to studying the economics of middle class families and is also a best-selling author of books on credit and economic stress. On leave from teaching law at Harvard, Warren previously taught at Texas, Michigan and Penn and is credited with groundbreaking research on the U.S. bankruptcy system. She formerly chaired the Congressional Oversight Panel.