The story behind a mostly-forgotten 1920 bombing in the nation’s financial center that left 38 dead and remains unsolved today.
The law school grad was just 24 when he was handed the position of running the “Radical Division” at the Justice Department.
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.
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.