“Conspiracies of the Past: Great Depression, Bonus Army & the ‘Business Plan’ with Colin Heaton” W.T.S.P. EP -166 In this riveting episode of the “What’s the Scuttlebutt” podcast, your host, Don, embarks on a captivating one-on-one conversation with Colin Heaton, an accomplished author, former Marine sniper, and distinguished historian. Join us as we delve deep into the annals of history to uncover secrets, scandals, and conspiracies that shaped a nation during the tumultuous era of the Great Depression. Colin Heaton’s extensive knowledge and expertise take us on a journey through a pivotal period in American history, focusing on three crucial elements that often remain shrouded in mystery: The Run on the Banking System during the Great Depression: Explore the heart-wrenching tales of economic collapse, panicked depositors, and the dire circumstances that led to the infamous bank runs during the Great Depression. Uncover the grim realities faced by ordinary citizens and the far-reaching consequences that still resonate in modern financial discussions. The March of the Bonus Army: Witness the extraordinary story of the Bonus Army, a group of World War I veterans who marched on Washington, D.C. in 1932 to demand payment for their service. Discover the struggles, hardships, and the ultimate clash with authorities that defined this poignant moment in American history.