It was the worst of times: Dickens teaches us about financial crises

Monday, November 03, 2008

For those of you looking for hope in times of economic woe, look no further than the man who brought you Oliver Twist. University of Oxford English professor Robert Douglas-Fairhurst says no other author can encapsulate the anxiety of our current economy better than Charles Dickens.

Guests:

Dr. Robert Douglas-Fairhurst

Contributors:

Patrik Henry Bass and Kent DePinto

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