Former Fed Officials Discuss Role of Federal Reserve

Former Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke, Morgan Stanley Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President Ruth Porat and former House Financial Services Committee Chairman Barney Frank (D-MA) participate in a panel discussion at the Brookings Institution March 2, 2015 in Washington, DC. The institution hosted a series of lectures and discussions as party of a program called "The Fed in the 21st century: Independence, governance, and accountability."
(March 1, 2015 - Source: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images North America)