American Experience

The Crash of 1929

Season 3 Episode 8 | 54m 20s

Based on eight years of continued prosperity, presidents and economists alike confidently predicted that America would soon enter a time when there would be no more poverty, no more depressions -- a "New Era" when everyone could be rich.

Aired: 10/25/09

Expired: 10/22/10

Rating: TV-G

Video has closed captioning.
Watch Preview

Problems Playing Video?