November 29 (p. 11)
The 1907 Thanksgiving Day editorial cartoon depicts a turkey driving towards prosperity through a "financial flurry" barricade that was the Panic of 1907. Stock market crashes in March and October had brought the U.S. economy to the brink of disaster, but J. P. Morgan and other bankers found a way to save the day. So by Thanksgiving the nation did have something to be thankful for, economically speaking, at least.
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