The stock market crash of 1929 will forever be considered one of the darkest hours of the U.S. economy. Decades later, many economists are still searching for the exact reasons as to why it happened.

In this episode, Cole and Bill Smead sit down with Amity Shlaes, the author of the book The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great Depression. Amity’s book takes a deep dive into possible causes of the Great Depression and the people who were responsible for the market’s collapse.

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