The Great Depression
Just as our grandparents learned from the Great Depression, so, too, I believe many young people are now going to be smarter about money
We gather here tonight in times of extraordinary difficulty, for the nation and for the world. The economy remains in the midst of a historic recession, the worst we've seen since the Great Depression.
Although US suicide rates did increase slightly during the years of the Great Depression, reaching a peak rate of 17.4/100,000 in 1933, subsequent US recessions have not been found to lead to increased national rates of suicide in the period of or immediately following each recessionMore quotes »
"Music From Baz Luhrmann's Film 'The Great Gatsby'" review: Jazz to hip-hop
from a modern-day Gatsby's perspective, declaring that it's "1929 still," the period of showy extravagance before the Great Depression . He introduces himself -- "Write like Mark Twain, Jay Gatsby, I park things, yellow cars, yellow gold like Slick Rick ."That's Read more »
Centenarian: Elynore Willey Brindley
Willey Brindley was born March 25, 1913. She attended Beaver College (now Arcadia University) for two years until the Great Depression , then worked in fashion. She married Stuart R. Brindley in 1936 and had two daughters. Elynore was widowed in 1986. She Read more »