Financial History Issue 121 (Spring 2017) | Page 4
The magazine of the
Museum of American Finance
in association with
the Smithsonian Institution
Issue 121 • Spring 2017
IN THIS ISSUE
11 Stephen Girard
Profile of an early American entrepreneur, financier,
banker and businessman.
By Clyde Haulman
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD
Howard A. Baker, Esq.
Howard Baker Associates
Lawrence A. Cunningham
The George Washington University
14 The Personal, the Political and the Profitable
Business and protest culture in the 1960s–1980s.
By Benjamin C. Waterhouse
Eastern Washington University
Gregory DL Morris
Arthur W. Samansky
The Samansky Group
American Stock Exchange (ret.)
18 Robert B. Anderson: A Distinguished
Career Gone Wrong
Former Secretary of the Treasury is convicted of tax evasion.
By Ron Hunka
Columbia Business School Publishing
Robert E. Wright
The Wall Street Journal
Alan Barnett Design
David J. Cowen, President/CEO
Kristin Aguilera, Deputy Director
Tony Critelli, Accountant
Maura Ferguson, Director of Exhibits
Chris Meyers, Director of Education
Sarah Poole, Collections Manager
Linda Rapacki, Managing Director
of Visitor Services and Operations
Mindy Ross, Director, External Relations
20 Stan Strachan and the National Thrift News
Gutsy financial journalism in the 1980’s S&L Crisis.
By Rob Wells
24 Two Little-Known, But Defining Moments
of Alexander Hamilton’s Career
Hamilton’s addresses to the Continental Congress in 1782 and 1783
foreshadow his most consequential reports on credit and banking.
By Michael Anthony Kirsch
28 Cathedrals of Coinage
A history of the US Mint’s locations.
By Michael A. Martorelli
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32 Politics and Investing
A look at how US Presidents have affected the financial
and real estate markets.
By Kenneth Winans
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