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  Brother, Can You Spare A Billion? The Story of Jesse Jones  
Jesse Jones


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Narrator Walter Cronkite provides an introduction to Jesse Jones.

Historian John Morton Blum on Jones's 1917 appointment as Director General for the American Red Cross.

Historian James Olson comments on Jones's position as Chairman of the Reconstruction Finance Corporation during the Great Depression.

Historian Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. on the significance of Jesse Jones and the Reconstruction Finance Corporation.