Example sentences for: depression-era

How can you use “depression-era” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The Post notes however, that unlike last week's Citicorp/Travelers move, which challenges Depression-era laws barring different types of financial services from being offered by a single company, this bank merger is within the boundaries of current law, because in 1994, Congress allowed coast-to-coast banking.

  • The Post and NYT cite the overhaul of Depression-era laws limiting the interaction of banks, securities firms and insurance companies as the 106th's most significant feat.

  • Democrats and Republicans resolved to repeal the Depression-era Glass-Steagall law, which restricted the cross-ownership of banks, brokerages, and insurers.

  • In Depression-era Russell, Kan., it was Bob Dole's mother, Bina, who acquainted her children with the salubrious effects of the strap on Saturday afternoons.

  • "The government must release Fred Astaire's censored Depression-era skinflicks."

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