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117ANATOMY OF CRISISANATOMY OF CRISIS1980color58 min16mm (Free to Choose series, Part 3) Most people don't know the basic facts about America's economic history. These facts--even as taught in schools--are so distorted that they are not facts at all but myths. Milton Friedman explains how and why the Great Depression really began with the 1930 collapse of the Bank of the United States on Delancey Street in New York City. He also shows how the Great Depression's side effects are still with us and proves that they can only lead to continuing cycles of inflation and recession. (Includes discussion)