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Prof. William Silber's new biography of Paul Volcker is reviewed by Stanford Prof. John Taylor

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Excerpt from The Wall Street Journal -- "Whoever wins the election in November, high on the president's agenda must be the task of reviving a flagging economy. Just as important as figuring out what to do will be actually making it happen—getting something done despite the inevitable obstacles and infighting. William Silber's 'Volcker: The Triumph of Persistence' thus comes at the perfect time, for Paul Volcker is one of those rare Washington figures who know how to think shrewdly about the economy and also how to make broad intentions into hard political realities."

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