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Historian Says 1933 Bank Crisis Similar to Current Slump

Bloomington-based author and historian Robert Fuller has spent the last three years researching not what caused the current banking crisis, but what caused a similar meltdown in 1933.  WFIU’s Stan Jastrzebski caught up with Fuller and found out that, while there are parallels between the two economic slowdowns, common tales about the Great Depression and the crisis may not be completely true.

Stan Jastrzebski

WFIU/WTIU News Senior Editor Stan Jastrzebski spent time as a reporter with WGN Radio in Chicago and as an editor at Network Indiana, an Indianapolis news service. Stan is the winner of awards from the Associated Press, the RTDNA, the Indiana Broadcasters Association and the Society of Professional Journalists. He hosts WFIU's Ask the Mayor and anchors WTIU's InFocus.

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