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Catch the new documentary on Marriner S. Eccles airing on KUED

Set your DVR to catch the new documentary "Marriner Eccles: Father of the Modern Federal Reserve," premiering tonight at 9 p.m. on KUED. The film, produced by KUED senior producer John Howe, follows Eccles from his childhood working in the family's lumber, construction, and banking institutions through his rise to chair of the First Security Corporation. Eccles was then tapped by President Franklin D. [...]

2019-10-21T10:45:55-06:00October 21st, 2019|

Marriner S. Eccles Institute featured in Impact magazine

The new Marriner S. Eccles Institute for Economics and Quantitative Analysis has been featured in Impact magazine. The Institute — funded by generous matching $20 million in gifts from the George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Foundation, Marriner S. Eccles Foundation and Charles Koch Foundation — honors Marriner S. Eccles — banker, entrepreneur, business leader and chairman of the Federal Reserve Board from 1934-48. Read the [...]

2017-12-20T10:07:23-07:00November 16th, 2017|