Larry Summers, director of the US president's National Economic Council, usually eats at his White House desk or sitting around a nearby table with other members of the economic team. But today, for Lunch with the FT, Summers' aides have persuaded him to walk down the stairs to the Ward Room, a windowless alcove near the White House mess.
By Chrystia Freeland
Published: July 10 2009 22:05 | Last updated: July 11 2009 02:42
Source: Financial Times