small world

President Obama appears to have a strong working relationship with Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner – Geithner seems to be taking part in every summit and financial initiative. I ran across this interesting fact about Geithner: his father, Peter F. Geithner, is the director of the Asia program at the Ford Foundation in New York. During the early 1980s, Peter Geithner oversaw the Ford Foundation’s microfinance programs in Indonesia being developed by Ann Dunham-Soetoro, Obama’s mother, and they met in person at least once. (Wikipedia)

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