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August 28, 2020 20 min

A terrorist attack on Wall Street on 16 September 1920 aroused suspicion of anarchists, socialists and foreigners, as America saw danger around every corner.

This article is from the September issue of History Today: buy a copy of the issue from our website, from newsstands across the UK, or read it via the History Today app, available on Google Play and the App Store.

Read by Greig Johnson. Written by James Crossland.

Music: Kai Engel.

Image: Aftermath, Wall Street bomb, 16 September 1920 © Bettmann/Getty Images.

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