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Anger and Anarchy on Wall Street: The 1920 bombing

The aftermath of the September 16, 1920 Wall Street bombing. Photo: Library of Congress, New York World-Telegram and the Sun Newspaper Photograph

By Gilbert King
Smithsonian Magazine

Descriptions of the event on Wall Street might seem eerily familiar. “It was a crush out of a blue sky—an unexpected, death-dealing bolt,” one witness observed, “which in a twinkling turned into a shambles the busiest corner of America’s financial center and sent scurrying to places of shelter hundreds of wounded, dumb-stricken, white-faced men and women—fleeing from an unknown danger.… Looking down Wall Street later I could see arising from the vicinity of the subtreasury building and the J.P. Morgan and Co. bank, a mushroom-shaped cloud of yellowish, green smoke which mounted to a height of more than 100 feet, the smoke being licked by darting tongues of flame.”

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The Liberty Unconference: Live from Valley Forge, Sept 24

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Focus on Peace’s Darren Wolfe and COTO Report’s Steve Sheetz to Talk at Agora I/O “Live from Valley Forge”

On September 24 Darren Wolfe will give a speech titled “The New Peace Movement: Ending the Wars by Uniting all Ideologies Around the Issue that Matters Most” at the second Agora I/O unconference.  Joining him, among other speakers, will be Steve Sheetz, who will talk about “Selling Agorism.”

The entire event lasts from noon to 6 pm. You can participate online (http://agora.io/laozi/), or join us in person at:

Valley Forge Beef & Ale
827 South Trooper Road
Trooper, PA

Participate online if you don’t live in this area (http://agora.io/laozi/). Below is the complete line up:

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