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Roosevelt, Franklin D. (1882-1945) Federal Supervision of Traffic in Investment Securities--Message from the President of the United States.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09693.05 Author/Creator: Roosevelt, Franklin D. (1882-1945) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Pamphlet Date: 29 March 1933 Pagination: 2 p. ; 23.3 x 14.9 cm.

Summary of Content: One pamphlet entitled, "Federal Supervision of Traffic in Investment Securities--Message from the President of the United States," dated March 29, 1933, recommending supervision of investment securities in interstate commerce. "What we seek is a return to a clearer understanding of the ancient truth that those who manage banks, corporations, and other agencies handling or using other people's money are trustees acting for others."

People: Roosevelt, Franklin Delano, 1882-1945

Historical Era: Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945

Subjects: Great DepressionCongressHouse of RepresentativesPresidential Speeches and ProclamationsPresidentEconomicsBanking

Sub Era: The Great Depression

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