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FDR's folly : how Roosevelt and his New Deal prolonged the Great Depression

Author: Jim Powell
Publisher: New York : Random House ; London : Hi Marketing [distributor], 2005.
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Named Person: Franklin D Roosevelt; Franklin D Roosevelt
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Powell
ISBN: 140005477X 9781400054770
OCLC Number: 59138344
Notes: Originally published: New York: Crown Forum, 2003.
Description: 352 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Chapter 1 How Could Such Bright, Compassionate People Be Wrong? 1 --
Chapter 2 What Caused the Great Depression? 27 --
Chapter 3 What Did FDR Borrow from Hoover? 39 --
Chapter 4 Why Did New Dealers Break Up the Strongest Banks? 53 --
Chapter 5 Why Did FDR Seize Everybody's Gold? 65 --
Chapter 6 Why Did FDR Triple Taxes During the Great Depression? 75 --
Chapter 7 Why Was So Much New Deal Relief and Public Works Money Channeled Away from the Poorest People? 89 --
Chapter 8 Why Didn't New Deal Securities Laws Help Investors Do Better? 105 --
Chapter 9 Why Did New Dealers Make Everything Cost More in the Depression? 113 --
Chapter 10 Why Did the New Dealers Destroy All That Food When People Were Hungry? 129 --
Chapter 11 How Did the Tennessee Valley Authority Depress the Tennessee Economy? 141 --
Chapter 12 Why Did the Supreme Court Strike Down Early New Deal Laws? 153 --
Chapter 13 How Did Social Security Contribute to Higher Unemployment? 173 --
Chapter 14 How Did New Deal Labor Laws Throw People Out of Work? 187 --
Chapter 15 How Did FDR's Supreme Court Subvert Individual Liberty? 207 --
Chapter 16 How Did New Deal Policies Cause the Depression of 1938? 221 --
Chapter 17 Why Did New Deal Lawyers Disrupt Companies Employing Millions? 231 --
Chapter 18 What Have Been the Effects of the New Deal Since the 1930s? 245 --
Chapter 19 What Can We Learn from FDR's Mistakes? 263.
Responsibility: Jim Powell.

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