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Eric John Abrahamson

Eric John Abrahamson

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Eric John Abrahamson is the president and principal historian for Vantage Point Historical Services, Inc. based in Rapid City, South Dakota.

Abrahamson is the author of Building Home: Howard F. Ahmanson and the Politics of the American Dream (2013, University of California Press). He is a fellow with the Institute for Applied Economics, Global Health, and Study of Business Enterprise, Johns Hopkins University.

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June 3, 2013
By Eric John Abrahamson
As the five-year anniversary of the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy and the collapse of the mortgage market approaches, Americans are still struggling to cope with the consequences of the Great Recession.

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