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In this 1928 file photo, Actress Joan Crawford is seen dancing the Charleston in "Our Dancing Daughters" in Hollywood, Calif. A report released Tuesday shows that the very wealthiest Americans earned more than 19 percent of the country’s household income in 2012, their biggest share since 1928. And the top 10 percent captured a record 48.2 percent of total earnings last year. (AP Photo/File)

Top 1 percent in US took biggest share since 1928

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By Paul Wiseman

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AP Economics Writer

WASHINGTON (AP) — The income gap between the richest 1 percent and the rest of America last year reached the widest point since the Roaring Twenties.

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