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Paul Volcker: Remembering the Softer Side of an Inflation Warrior

There was a lot more to the man than just his bold gambits as Fed chairman.


Paul Volcker in July 1971.

Paul Volcker in July 1971.

Photographer: Pierre Manevy/Daily Express/Getty Images

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Paul Volcker, the former Federal Reserve chairman who died this week at age 92, was an imposing public figure—in height as well as stature.