The Year is 1930 ...

Bank failures sweep U.S., losses in millions of savings accounts. Private hoarding of gold.

Chicago $50M bootlegging organization dismantled.

U.S., Britain and Japan sign London Naval Treaty limiting naval arms race.

Hawley-Smoot Tariff raises barriers to world trade -- depression worsens.

Veteran's Administration created by Congress.

Construction of Hoover Dam begins in Nevada.

Pluto discovered as ninth planet.

All Quiet on the Western Front
wins an Oscar
for Best Picture
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