Hank Paulson: 5 Years from the Brink

Hank: five years from the brink still

For three weeks in September 2008, U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson was charged with preventing the collapse of the U.S. economy.

In HANK: Five Years from the Brink, Paulson tells the complete story of how he persuaded banks, Congress, and presidential candidates to sign off on nearly $1 trillion in bailouts—even though he found the behavior that led to the crisis, and the bailouts themselves, morally reprehensible. Paulson also details here why another fiscal crisis is inevitable.

HANK: Five Years From the Brink will launch exclusively on Netflix on September 16, 2013.

Co-produced by Bloomberg Businessweek and RadicalMedia, the film is directed by Academy Award and seven-time Emmy nominated filmmaker Joe Berlinger, whose documentaries include the critically acclaimed Brother’s Keeper, the Paradise Lost trilogy, Metallica: Some Kind of Monster and Crude. See clips from the movie below.

Netflix will exclusively stream HANK: Five Years From the Brink, available September 16th.

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