By Karen Stevenson, 12 April, 2023

I have wondered for years what happened during the Great Depression of the 1930s. One day there was plenty of money, everyone was working and spending, and the next day everyone was broke. Where did the money all go? How could all that money evaporate? Did it all go into the pockets of a few rich people? Many many years later I understand it better. Lots of things happened, but one that is important is that credit suddenly disappeared.