Approx running time: 1hr, 22 mins
Detailed history of the Glass Steagall Act (1930’s) which came into action after the economic crash of 1929.
The documentary also details the not-so-mentioned story of Prescott Bush funding Adolf Hitler’s campaign before his rise to power in the 1930’s.
Oil is the backbone of the global economy. It is used by almost every industrial sector you can think of. It’s easy to understand that if a nation has a lot of it, they also hold a lot of political and financial power. This is what makes Saudi Arabia so powerful. As the world’s largest oil producer, Saudi influence stretches far and wide.