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AMERICAN EXPERIENCE

A Chasm Between Rich and Poor

  • Aired: 04/12/2004
  • 01:51
  • Rating: NR
The Panic of 1893, a severe economic depression, created public awareness of the growing gap between the rich and the poor. Emma Goldman organized demonstrations and encouraged unemployed Americans to demand jobs and food from the wealthy.
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Emma Goldman encouraged unemployed Americans to demand jobs and food from the wealthy.
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