“We came so close to a system cracking meltdown, fuse blowing crisis.”
On October 19, 1987, the Dow Jones had its biggest one-day drop in Wall Street history. On the 30th anniversary of the crash, WNYC looks at the causes of “Black Monday” and what it reveals about the fissures that still plague our financial system. Crash Course is supported by the Park Foundation.
Link to the full series.