National Press Club members must register by Jan. 18 to access the Club on Thursday afternoon and Inauguration Day.
Click here for details.

National Press Club

Banking Regulation

September 28, 1987

About This Video

Run time: 3 minutes

The chairman of the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee discusses proposed financial legislation. Included is a bill to repeal the Glass-Steagall Act, which limits the involvement of banks in securities underwriting. The legislation addresses the falling share of mortgages handled by banks and savings and loans. A second measure is a bill to limit hostile takeovers of corporations.


Category: