1929 saw one of the most dramatic collapses in economic history. Stockbrokers jumped out of high rises in Wall St New York and business empires crumbled overnight. The excesses of the “roaring twenties” were stopped in their tracks. This session will offer an analysis of what prompted this world changing event.
Sharon Smith - The 1930s: Turning point for US Labor****
Claire Suddath - The crash of 1929****