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Fiscal Cliff Scenario of the 1930s and its Relation to the Present


The landscape of U.S. history is riddled with peaks and valleys of prosperity and depression. And what the economic topography of the past shows us is that the current “fiscal cliffâ€? is definitely not the first. Today, we’ll consider the fiscal cliff scenario of the 1930s and its relation to the present.


  • David Stebenne, Associate Professor of History and Law at The Ohio State University
  • Jessica Wehrman, Reporter for the Columbus Dispatch Washington Bureau

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David Stebenne will talk about the fiscal crisis of the 1930s and its consequences tomorrow evening on the Ohio State University campus. For more information, go to http://go.osu.edu/Stebenne.