Every Man a Speculator:
The History of Wall Street in American Life

Wed, Jun 8, 2005

Historian Steve Fraser will discuss Every Man a Speculator, his new history of Wall Street. Fraser’s book approaches the powerful and unpredictable nature of The Street with regard to politics, business, religion, and popular culture, as well as gender identity and the American concept of freedom. Fraser, who has appeared in the LA Times, The American Prospect, and the Nation, is the author of Labor Will Rule: Sidney Hillman and the Rise of American Labor.