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AIG's meltdown has roots in Greenberg era

<p>Hank Greenberg, who was chief executive of Insurer American International Group (AIG) from 1967 until 2005, appears on the Fox News Channel's "Your Money" in New York, in this September 17, 2008 file photo. REUTERS/Mike Segar</p>

Hank Greenberg, who was chief executive of Insurer American International Group (AIG) from 1967 until 2005, appears on the Fox News Channel's "Your Money" in New York, in this September 17, 2008 file photo. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Hank Greenberg, who was chief executive of Insurer American International Group (AIG) from 1967 until 2005, appears on the Fox News Channel's "Your Money" in New York, in this September 17, 2008 file photo. REUTERS/Mike Segar

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<p>A man stands in front of an AIG logo in Tokyo March 3, 2009. REUTERS/Issei Kato</p>

A man stands in front of an AIG logo in Tokyo March 3, 2009. REUTERS/Issei Kato

A man stands in front of an AIG logo in Tokyo March 3, 2009. REUTERS/Issei Kato

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