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Ben Bernanke to give lectures on Federal Reserve

Ben Bernanke, the chairman of the Federal Reserve, will be leading an undergraduate course on the Fed and its role in the economy.

This final note today. Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke, you may or may not know, used to be a tenured member of the economics faculty at Princeton University. Seems he misses the classroom a bit.

This morning, the Fed announced Mr. Bernanke will be teaching a couple of undergrad classes at George Washington University this spring. "The Federal Reserve and its Role in Today's Economy" is the class title.

We went out to campus today to see what kind of crowd he might get.

I'm glad G.W. got him.

I'm looking forward to potentially getting a class with the chairman of the Fed.

Just anything he can teach us would be phenomenal.

Uh yeah, but I don't like economics.

Yeah, me neither.

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