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Great Depression Memories

By 2008.10.22 tags: , , , , . Comment»

Kert Dees is now 98. In October 1929 he was a Houston college student with a keen interest in finances. Producer Ben Trefny of KALW news (SF, CA) presented Dees’ recollections in a series of Crosscurrents features called “Witness To History.”

In the first Kert Dees remembers “The Start of the Great Depression” (3:01 mp3):

Subsequent reports are “Living Through the Great Depression” and the The Road to Recovery.” The stories also aired in NPR WESUN:

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