Investigation of Wall Street During the Great Depression

From 1932 to 1933, the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking and Currency investigated the causes of the Wall Street Crash of 1929. Two… read more

From 1932 to 1933, the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking and Currency investigated the causes of the Wall Street Crash of 1929. Two specialists from the Center for Legislative Archives discussed the findings of that Senate investigation and the first-ever federal financial regulation that followed. They showed slides throughout their presentation. 

“Records from the Senate Investigation of Wall Street during the Great Depression” was part of the National Archives' “Know Your Records” series of lectures. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Christine Blackerby Specialist National Archives and Records Administration->Center for Legislative Archives
  • Andrea Bassing Matney Manager National Archives and Records Administration->Community Outreach Programs
  • Richard T. McCulley Historian National Archives and Records Administration->Center for Legislative Archives
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Investigation of Wall Street During the Great Depression

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Program ID:
295961-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 29, 2011
Last Aired:
Jan 31, 2011

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  • Jan 29, 2011 | 9:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 30, 2011 | 4:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 31, 2011 | 4:59am EST | C-SPAN 3
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