Additional Information

Acronyms List

ACC – American Continental Corporation
FDIC – Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
FHLB-SF – Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco
FHLBB – Federal Home Loan Bank Board
FSLIC – Federal Savings and Loan Insurance Corporation
RTC – Resolution Trust Corporation
S&L – Savings & loan bank (i.e. thrift bank)

Background on the S&L Crisis

Glassman, James K. "The Great Banks Robbery". The New Republic, October 8, 1990.
Edwin Gray, FHLB Chair, Senate Ethics Committee Hearing. Excerpt from Opening Statement.

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