Pronouncing "Bernanke."
Pronouncing "Bernanke."
Pronunciations from the source's mouth.
Oct. 24 2005 2:20 PM

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Pronouncing "Bernanke."

Name: Dr. Ben S. Bernanke

Title: Nominated by President Bush to succeed Alan Greenspan as chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System; currently chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers.

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Last Name Pronounced: "ber-NAN-kee"


Source: Cass Cliatt, media relations manager at Princeton University, where Bernanke is a professor of economics and public affairs. (Click here to play Cliatt pronouncing Bernanke's name.)

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