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Greed and Glory on Wall Street: The Fall of the House of Lehman by Ken Auletta

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During the ten years in which their lives crossed at Lehman, the relationship between Peterson and Glucksman was an odd one. On a personal level they were never intimates. Except for a drink they had together at Oscar’s Delmonico in 1973, when Peterson was deciding whether to join Lehman—Glucksman can recite the time and the place—for the next ten years they never dined or shared a drink alone. When Peterson married Joan Ganz Cooney in 1980, a few Lehman friends were invited to the small ceremony presided over by the Greek Archbishop, including part-time advisory directors George Ball and James Schlesinger, a former Cabinet colleague; Lew Glucksman and the other members of the executive committee were invited only to the Cosmopolitan Club reception. ...

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