Congressman Barney Frank and author Stuart Weisberg discuss their highly anticipated political biography, Barney Frank: The Story of America's Only Left-Handed, Gay, Jewish Congressman. The book covers everything from Frank's working-class childhood and years at Harvard to Boston politics and his rise as one of the most influential legislators in Washington.
Barnett "Barney" Frank is an American politician and a member of the United States House of Representatives. From 2007 to 2011, Frank served as chairman of the House Financial Services Committee.
Stuart Weisberg, author of Barney Frank: The Story of America's Only Left-Handed, Gay, Jewish Congressman, is an attorney who spent ten years as staff director and chief counsel for the House Government Operations Subcommittee on Employment and Housing. During the Clinton administration, he served as chair of the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission, an independent federal adjudicative agency.