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Is It Really The Next 'Great Depression'?

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Is It Really The Next 'Great Depression'?

Economy

Is It Really The Next 'Great Depression'?

Is It Really The Next 'Great Depression'?

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Headlines across the country are painting the current crisis on Wall Street as the next Great Depression. So how bad is it really, compared with financial calamities of the past? Economics writer John Steele Gordon shares a historical perspective with Madeleine Brand.