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Stocks Dive in Frenzy, 1929

October 30, 2009 |  4:00 am

 Oct. 30, 1929, Police Chief Edmund Waller “Ted” Gale notes the role of politics in criticism of Police Chief James Davis.

Oct. 30, 1929, Market Crash

Oct. 30, 1929, Market Crash
Oct. 30, 1929: “An incredible stock market tumbled toward chaos today despite heroic measures adopted by the nation's greatest bankers.” What do you suppose the chances are that this sentence could be written today?