American presidents sometimes give interviews in the Oval Office. On this occasion Barack Obama chooses the nearby Roosevelt room, named after Teddy Roosevelt and his distant relative Franklin Delano Roosevelt, the last American president to be faced with a global economic crisis of this magnitude.
By Edward Luce, Lionel Barber and Chrystia Freeland
Published: March 30 2009 00:30 | Last updated: March 30 2009 00:30
Source: Financial Times