The Hellhound of Wall Street: How Ferdinand Pecora's Investigation of the Great Crash Forever Changed American Finance

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  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2011-09-27
  • Publisher: Penguin Group USA

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Perino recounts in riveting detail the 1933 hearings that put Wall Street on trial for the Great Crash. Never before in American history had so many financial titans been called to account before the public, and they had come within a few weeks of emerging unscathed.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 1
Preludep. 9
The Well-Driller and Wall Streetp. 11
The Best Cross-Examiner in New Yorkp. 24
Sitting on the Lidp. 45
A Short-Term jobp. 60
Sunshine Charliep. 71
A Mine of Informationp. 95
Juniorp. 112
Ten Daysp. 129
Day One: Unimpeachable Integrityp. 131
Day Two: Moralep. 158
Day Three: Manipulationp. 177
Day Four: Legal Legerdemainp. 192
Days Five and Six: Intermissionp. 212
Day Seven: South of the Borderp. 229
Day Eight: Shorn Lambp. 245
Day Nine: A Free and Open Marketp. 259
Day Ten: The End of an Erap. 271
Epiloguep. 280
Acknowledgmentsp. 305
Notesp. 309
Indexp. 333
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