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The Great Depression

Author: Louise I Gerdes
Publisher: San Diego, Calif. : Greenhaven Press, ©2002.
Series: Great speeches in history series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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This book traces the Great Depression and Franklin D. Roosevelt's promise of a New Deal through speeches by Will Rogers, Henry A. Wallace, John L. Lewis, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Frances Perkins, and Harry F. Byrd.
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Genre/Form: History
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Louise I Gerdes
ISBN: 0737708727 9780737708721 0737708735 9780737708738
OCLC Number: 48032221
Description: 240 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Foreword --
Introduction --
1. Facing the economic crisis --
Rugged individualism makes America prosperous / Herbert Hoover ; Crisis calling for extreme measures / Franklin Delano Roosevelt ; Capital and labor must compromise / William Allen White ; Plan to share the wealth / Huey Long ; Does America need another plan? / Will Rogers --
2. New Deal for America --
Promise of a New Deal / Franklin Delano Roosevelt ; Works Progress Administration : relief for the unemployed / Ellen S. Woodward ; Agricultural Adjustment Act : helping America's farmers / Henry A. Wallace ; Creating opportunities for America's youth / Aubrey Williams --
3. Labor issues --
Heeding the voice of labor / John L. Lewis ; Problems of Southern agricultural workers / Aubrey Williams --
4. Arts and education --
Cultivating America's interest in the arts / Eleanor Roosevelt ; Time and place for a new American theater / Hallie Flanagan ; Education and social responsibility / Robert Maynard Hutchins --
5. Critics of the New Deal --
Roosevelt and ruin / Charles E. Coughlin ; New Deal failed to live up to its promise / Alfred Emanuel Smith ; New Deal erodes states' rights / Eugene Talmadge ; Socialism, not the New Deal, will restore prosperity / Norman Mattoon Thomas --
6. Legacies of the Great Depression --
Securing the future of working Americans / Frances Perkins ; Legacy of wasteful government spending / Harry F. Byrd ; Principles of democracy are still at work / Charles Evans Hughes.
Series Title: Great speeches in history series.
Responsibility: Louise I. Gerdes, book editor.

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This book traces the Great Depression and Franklin D. Roosevelt's promise of a New Deal through speeches by Will Rogers, Henry A. Wallace, John L. Lewis, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Frances Perkins, and Harry F. Byrd.

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