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John Koskinen, non-executive chairman of Freddie Mac, delivers Monday’s morning lecture in the Amphitheater. Photo by Megan Tan.

Koskinen: Housing market is cause and hope in economic crisis

Monday’s morning lecture series speaker John Koskinen quoted Winston Churchill in saying, “You can always count on Americans to do the right thing — after they’ve tried everything else.”

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Mortgage market key to recovery, Koskinen says

“The next thing I knew, I was in charge of organizing the world,” recalled John Koskinen with a laugh.

Koskinen, who launches the Week Seven examination of “The U.S. Economy: Beyond a Quick Fix” at 10:45 a.m. in the Amphitheater, was serving as President Bill Clinton’s Year 2000 Conversion Council chairman at the time and soon found himself performing similar tasks for the United Nations, chairing meetings of more than 100 nations.

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