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Benjamin V. CohenArchitect of the New Deal$
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William Lasser

Print publication date: 2002

Print ISBN-13: 9780300088793

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: October 2013

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300088793.001.0001

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Into the Maelstrom

Into the Maelstrom

The Securities Exchange Act of 1934

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(p.86) 6 Into the Maelstrom
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Benjamin V. Cohen
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William Lasser

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Yale University Press
DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300088793.003.0006

This chapter describes the drafting and provisions of the Cohen–Corcoran–Landis bill, which formed the basis of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934; Wall Street's adverse reactions to the proposed stock exchange legislation; revisions of the bill; Cohen's ability to navigate in the treacherous waters of Washington politics; and Roosevelt's signing of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 into law on June 6.

Keywords:   Benjamin V. Cohen, Cohen–Corcoran–Landis bill, stock exchange legislation

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