Essays on the Great Depression
Robert Margo and Matthew Benjamin discussed Ben Bernanke’s background and his book Essays on the Great Depression, published in paperback by Princeton University Press in 2004. In the book, Mr. Bernanke looked at the causes of the Great Depression and assessed the responses from governments around the world. Mr. Bernanke was recently nominated by President Bush to replace Alan Greenspan as chairman of the Federal Reserve. Professor Margo participated by video feed. close
People in this video
Matthew Benjamin Chief Correspondent U.S. News and World Report->Economics
Connie Doebele Senior Executive Producer C-SPAN->Book TV
Robert A. Margo Professor Boston University->Economics Department
Your purchase helps support C-SPAN
Click here to learn how
C-SPAN.org offers links to books featured on the C-SPAN networks to make it simpler for viewers to purchase them. C-SPAN has agreements with retailers that share a small percentage of your purchase price with our network. For example, as an Amazon Associate, C-SPAN earns money from your qualifying purchases. However, C-SPAN only receives this revenue if your book purchase is made using the links on this page.
Any revenue realized from this program goes into a general account to help fund C-SPAN operations.
Please note that questions regarding fulfillment, customer service, privacy policies, or issues relating to your book orders should be directed to the Webmaster or administrator of the specific bookseller's site and are their sole responsibility.
President Bush visited Frager’s Hardware on Capitol Hill. While there, he picked up a couple of chew toys for his dog,…
U.S. Social and Economic Status
The guest talked about the Independent Women’s Forum’s report, “The American Promise.” She said the report looked at…
The Road to Disunion, Volume II
William Freehling talked about his book The Road to Disunion, Volume II: Secessionists Triumphant, 1854-1861, published…
Jamestown, The Buried Truth
William Kelso talked about his book, Jamestown, the Buried Truth, published by University of Virginia Press. He was…