Journals Higher Education



Published: 13 September 2010

416 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199759286

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The Day Wall Street Exploded

A Story of America in Its First Age of Terror

Beverly Gage

  • This is the first history of the 1920 bombing, published on the 90th anniversary of the attack.
  • Based in part on thousands of pages of never-before-analyzed Bureau of Investigation reports, the book reveals the inside story of the hunt for the perpetrators.
  • The book resonates on multiple levels with the most significant event of recent U.S. history--the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Center, particularly with regard to terrorism, civil liberties, immigration, and federal power.