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Lies, Lies, More Lies, and Damn Lies

The following pages provide a remarkable account of the 54 year-old Winston Churchill’s 54 day visit to the USA in 1929. Prior to his arrival in the United States, Churchill spent several weeks in Canada.
While in Canada the markets continued to rise. The peak of the Dow Jones Industrial index coincided with Churchill’s arrival in Seattle,Washington. During his entire stay the market sank further and further, crashing on October 29, 1929.
The following day he returned home to London.

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