JP Morgan Saves the Nation debut
1995- 'J.P. Morgan Saves the Nation' musical and book by Jeffrey M. Jones, Jonathan Larson
John D. Rockefeller, The wealthiest man in the United States, deposited a further $10 million in Stillman's National City Bank. Rockefeller's massive deposit left the National City Bank with the deepest reserves of any bank in the city. To instill public confidence, Rockefeller phoned Melville Stone, the manager of the Associated Press, and told him that he would pledge half of his wealth to maintain U.S. credit.