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After The Recession: We're Not The Same

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The Great Depression lasted a dozen years in the United States, and was only replaced by World War II.  The Great Recession of 2008 ended a lot sooner.  Didn't it? 

Historian Adam Tooze takes a long, hard look at the more recent financial crisis and its causes, and even questions whether it's fully over. 

He also traces a number of world events--the rise of China, Brexit, and the election of Donald Trump--to the recession and its aftermath.  Tooze's book is Crashed: How a Decade of Financial Crises Changed the World.  The author visits as his book hits the market. 
 

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Geoffrey Riley is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism and has hosted the Jefferson Exchange on JPR since 2009. He's been a broadcaster in the Rogue Valley for over 35 years, working in both television and radio.
John Baxter's history at JPR reaches back three decades.  John was the JPR program director who was the architect of "the split" when JPR grew from a single program stream to three separate streams. We coaxed him out of retirement and he's now a co-producer of the Jefferson Exchange.