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Little Napoleons and Dummy Directors : Being the Narrative of the Bank of the United States, Paperback / softback Book

Little Napoleons and Dummy Directors : Being the Narrative of the Bank of the United States Paperback / softback

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Little Napoleons and Dummy Directors: Being the Narrative of the Bank of United States tells the spectacular story of a major New York bank and its dramatic crash in 1931.

Based on the revelations of the ensuing investigationand trial, the author explains the bank's origin in 1913 as a modest, safe institution with a reputation for integrity whose character changed rapidly after the death of the bank's founder in 1928 and takeover by his son.

Thestory of the bank then careens into a frenzy of expansion and reckless speculation ending with the bank's shocking decision to close its doors.

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