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  1. My grandfather was a state assemblyman in 1929, but he had been warned by his sister in law who was dating a Wall Street bigwig, and he got out in time.
    Being politically active, he was intimate with many wealthy people. My mother was 15 when the Crash of 1929 happened, she remembered it very clearly.

    She told me the people who jumped out of windows were those down to their last million, not the people who had lost all……..

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