Images from “New Dealing From the Bottom of the Deck”
THIS 1989 PHOTO is of a bridge built from 1936-41 as part of a Works Progress Administration (WPA) project in Coleman County, Texas. Many Americans saw such projects as helpful, without considering their high cost and the corruption that plagued the program.
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Images from “New Dealing From the Bottom of the Deck”
MICHIGAN SENATOR Arthur Vandenberg argued that a sound economy could not be restored through FDR’s punitive tax and regulatory measures.