On October 30th, Jim Lehrer’s PBS NewsHour shot a segment inside the Museum of American Finance comparing the Great Depression to the financial events of today.
Exhibits designed by
are the backdrop for the segment (the installation was designed to function as a broadcast set if needed). The interview takes place, appropriately enough, inside an exhibit about the financial markets that features a ticker tape from the Crash of 1929.
In the segment, NewsHour talks with Economist Eugene White and author Amity Shlaes. Watch the whole clip
. Here are some screen captures from the show.