seems like almost daily we hear more bad economic news. And comparisons to the
Great Depression seem inevitable. Some economists say lessons learned and
changes since the 1930’s should prevent another Depression from happening.
With the word now official that the United States is in recession, VPR is looking back at the country’s
most infamous economic downturn, the Great Depression. Today, we get a snapshot
of what Vermont looked like in the worst throes of the
Depression, and how those times affected Vermonters.