Roger Lowenstein to Present Insider Account on America's Financial Collapse

April 16, 2010 The End of Wall Street

The End of Wall Street Author to Detail the Crisis from Speculative Mortgages to the Government’s Response

Washington, D.C. – Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business will host Roger Lowenstein, author of The End of Wall Street, in a discussion about America’s most significant financial crisis since the Great Depression. His book draws upon 180 interviews, including sit-downs with top government officials and Wall Street CEOs, to tell the full story of the end of Wall Street as we knew it.

The event is sponsored by the school’s Center for Financial Institutions, Policy, and Governance.

WHEN: Monday, April 26, 2010, 11:30 a.m., followed by audience Q&A and a book signing
Books will be on sale before and after the talk.

WHERE: Georgetown University, McDonough School of Business, 37th & O Streets, NW, Rafik B. Hariri Building, Fisher Colloquium, Washington, D.C.

RSVP: Open to the public. RSVP online.

Media who are interested in covering the event should contact Teresa Mannix, director of media relations, at (202) 687-4080 or

Roger Lowenstein reported for The Wall Street Journal for more than a decade and wrote the Journal’s stock market column “Heard on the Street” and its “Intrinsic Value” column. He now contributes articles and reviews to the Journal, the New York Times Magazine, and SmartMoney. He also is the author of the bestselling Buffett: The Making of an American Capitalist and When Genius Failed: The Rise and Fall of Long-Term Capital Management.

About Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business
Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business is a premier business school located at the center of world politics and business in Washington, D.C. Some 1,400 undergraduates, 1,000 MBA students, and 500 participants in executive education programs study business with an intensive focus on leadership and a global perspective. Founded in 1957, the business school today resides in the new Rafik B. Hariri Building, a state-of-the-art facility that blends the tradition of Georgetown University with forward-thinking functionality. For more information about Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business, visit