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Remembering Black Tuesday, 75 Years Later

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Remembering Black Tuesday, 75 Years Later

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Remembering Black Tuesday, 75 Years Later

Remembering Black Tuesday, 75 Years Later

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Friday marks the 75th anniversary of Black Tuesday, when Wall Street crashed in 1929. On that day, panicked investors sent stocks tumbling by 12 percent and set the stage for the Great Depression. Hear NPR's Renee Montagne and James Kaplan, a Wall Street attorney and historian.