Later this year, Alan Greenspan’s memoir will be released, titled "The Age of Turbulence."
Publication date is Sept. 17 (you cannot yet pre-order it on Amazon). Greenspan’s editor is pushing the rumor that the Maestro’s promotional tour will include an appearance on the Tonite Show with Jay Leno.
I still get a chuckle every time I recall the Onion quote about his retirement: "I guess the crash-and-burn lifestyle of a ‘chairman of the Federal Reserve’ finally caught up with the guy."
Update: February 3, 2007 10:41am
This showed up on Bloomberg:
One "funny story” Moyers recounted stems from the saxophone-playing Greenspan’s days in a jazz band in the 1940s, before he embarked on a career in economics.
"When his band mates were out back smoking funny cigarettes, he was doing their tax returns for them at the table,” Moyers said. "He got to know a certain pungent smell well during breaks from his gigs. He didn’t partake himself and he certainly didn’t inhale.”
Greenspan Book Set for Sept. 17
Bloomberg, Jan. 26
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