Hard Times: An Oral History of the Great Depression

Category: Americas
Author: Studs Terkel
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by Bucephalus355   2018-03-01
All of this reminds me of the modern version of the Great Depression. Economists have gotten smarter this time around and have covered up the unemployment rate and CPI, but it’s mostly the same.

Studs Terkel, probably the most famous interviewer / oral historian who’s ever lived, wrote a book containing hundreds of oral histories about the Depression. It sounds just like today:

Hard Times: An Oral History of the Great Depression https://www.amazon.com/dp/1565846567/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_Yh8K...