The Wall Street Crash
Economic crashes are one of the unpredictable events that can have huge effect on our lives – but are they preventable? Can we change the economic system to safeguard against these effects. To understand how to avoid these problems we need to learn from the mistakes of the past.
This BBC documentary from 2009 takes a fresh view of the ‘Crash of 1929’ and the subsequent global Depression, comparing aspects of that event with the most recent turbulence in 2008. Uploaded for educational purposes only. Any advertising that appears is unbidden.