In the second episode of the four-hour series THE ASCENT OF MONEY, economist and historian Niall Ferguson explores John Law and his Louisiana territory Ponzi scheme that wrecked the economy of 18th Century France; and the innovations that let bond markets support warfare in Europe.
Jan 1, 200953 min
Jan 1, 2009
English (AAC, CC)
Closed captions (CC) refer to subtitles in the available language with the addition of relevant non-dialogue information.