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Thu September 15, 2011
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WHITEBOARD SPECIAL: Lehman Brothers, three years on

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It's been three years since the collapse of Lehman Brothers, which nearly brought down the entire financial system. But Lehman wasn’t the first casualty of the financial crisis. Six months earlier, Bear Stearns gave the world a preview. To understand what took down Lehman, you first have to understand what brought down the Bear.