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Larry Summers Had 2 Interviews This Year That Single Handily Changed His Image

Just about everyone has expressed negative tones and sentiment toward Larry Summers. Here are a few examples that should refresh your memory:
"Summers may be brilliant, but it is a hollow, debate-team kind of brilliance. The record of policy failures, followed by evasive retellings of history, don't make the case for the kind of brilliance that deserves respect. Only in an amoral world could one feel satisfied with success by evasion." - Harry Lewis, Gordon McKay Professor of Computer Science at Harvard





However, Summers as of late, has been on a coup to rout those who criticized him. Or at the least to change his image. In the last two or so weeks he's talked at the IMF and on Bloomberg TV. Both of these conversations have been highly touted. Many have praised them. Some have even changed their opinion about Summers completely because of them. Take the time to watch them both below. First from Bloomberg, then from the IMF: