The story behind a mostly-forgotten 1920 bombing in the nation’s financial center that left 38 dead and remains unsolved today.
After a bomb exploded at his own home, A. Mitchell Palmer created what came to be known as the “Radical Division” within the Justice Department.
The anarchist had an interest in edgy literature, a passion for European plays, and deep knowledge of the thinkers who shaped the U.S. Constitution.
When perpetrators planted a bomb on Wall Street on September 16, 1920, they were targeting the epicenter of American finance. From fortification to occupation, here’s a look at the history of Wall Street.