Wall Street Wars

by Richard E. Farley
Wall Street Wars

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In 1933, the American economy was in shambles, battered by the 1929 stock market crash and limping from the effects of the Great Depression. But the incoming administration of Franklin D. Roosevelt stormed Washington on a promise to save the American economy - and remake the entire financial system. It was the opening salvo in a long war between Wall Street and Washington. Author Richard Farley takes a unique and detailed look at the pitched battles that followed - the fist fights, the stunts, the crooks and the unlikely heroes - and shaped American capitalism.
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In 1933, the American economy was in shambles, battered by the 1929 stock market crash and limping from the effects of the Great Depression. But the incoming administration of Franklin D. Roosevelt stormed Washington on a promise to save the American economy - and remake the entire financial system. It was the opening salvo in a long war between Wall Street and Washington. Author Richard Farley takes a unique and detailed look at the pitched battles that followed - the fist fights, the stunts, the crooks and the unlikely heroes - and shaped American capitalism.