"Who Took Down Stockton?," examines how Stockton, California, became the largest city in American history to file for bankruptcy. The piece highlights the key characters and decisions that brought the city to the brink and traces the trail all the way back to Wall Street. Note: Story originally published May 2013. At time of publishing Stockton was the largest municipal bankruptcy in American history, unfortunately shortly after we published this documentary Detroit filed for bankruptcy and therefore surpassed Stockton as the largest municipal bankruptcy.

Who Took Down Stockton?


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