Examining The History Of Wall Street Through Fiction

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Heard On The Morning Show
Historic photo of Wall Street traders
An early image of traders at the New York Stock Exchange at the Broad Street location, before locating to the market’s expanded Wall Street quarters in 1903. AP Photo

Immigrants flooded New York City in the early 1800s. The crush of people made it dangerous, and hungry speculators vied for the most valuable land. A historical novelist captures the tension of the lawless city and connects it to our modern-day fiscal policy, regulation and economic struggles.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Kate Archer Kent Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Paddy Hirsch Guest

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