How Mississippi Defaulted On $7 Million Worth Of Bonds In 1841

How Mississippi Defaulted On $7 Million Worth Of Bonds In 1841

NPR’s Robert Siegel speaks with Clifford Thies, a professor of economics and finance at Shenandoah University, about Mississippi’s unpaid bonds from the 1840s and collecting on old state-owed debt.

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