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The Crash of 1929: American Experience


Ch. Title Description # Day Date Time Length RPT CC DVS AD MD
36.1 The Crash of 1929: American Experience By 1929, Charles Mitchell, President of the National City Bank (now Citibank), had popularized the idea of selling stock and high-yield bonds directly to the smaller investor. Mitchell and a very small group of bankers, brokers, and speculators manipulated the stock market, grew wealthy, and helped create the economic boom of the Twenties. The year the boom went bust is chronicled, through the words and experiences of the descendants of these titans of finance. 308 SA 07/12/14 09:00am 00:56:46 (RPT) (CC) (DVS) ST