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Banktown

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Banktown Charlotte was front and center during the financial crisis in the fall of 2008. The drama that unfolded with the sale of Wachovia and Bank of America's acquisition of Merrill Lynch threatened to destroy Charlotte's identity as a "Banktown". Charlotte Observer reporter Rick Rothacker had a front row seat as he covered the events of that fall, and now he's written a new book that chronicles the story in great detail. We'll talk with Mr. Rothacker about "Banktown." Guest Rick Rothacker - Reporter, Charlotte Observer and Author of Banktown Amazon | Banktown: The Rise and Struggles of Charlotte's Big Banks by Rick Rothacker Event | Book signing Thurs. Oct. 7 at 7pm at Queens University of Charlotte Add and read comments