How The Gold Standard Fueled The Great Depression   Leave a comment

All that's left.Link: http://www.npr.org/blogs/money/2009/08/hear_how_the_gold_standard_fue.html

Summary: Liaquat Ahamed, author of Lords of Finance: The Bankers Who Broke the World, blames that economic collapse of the Great Depression on the boneheaded policies of the leading central bankers. Ahamed says much of the problem stemmed with a return to the gold standard.

Original Air Date: August 5, 2009

Length: 18:43

Main story content begins: 3:16

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