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Cohen, Adam (Adam Seth)

Summary: Brings to life a fulcrum moment in American history--the tense, feverish first one hundred days of FDR's presidency, when he and his inner circle completely reinvented the role of the federal government in response to the Crash of 1929 and its consequences.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.917 Coh

Powell, Jim

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Forum 2003

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Herman, Arthur

Summary: Assesses the pivotal role of American big business in building weapons and enabling industrial dominance for Allied forces in World War II, tracing the contributions of Danish immigrant William Knudsen and shipbuilding industrialist Henry Kaiser.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.531 HER

Summary: Parade in support of the NRA (National Recovery Act of the New Deal)

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1933

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Summary: CCC recruits

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1934

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Summary: CCC crews at work, etc.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1934

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Summary: Started in 1933 by President Franklin Roosevelt as part of the New Deal, the CCC was used as a way to not only help unemployed Americans, but to help conserve some of the country's forests and parks. Over the next ten years it would employ over 3 million men who planted trees, fought fires, and helped their families financially. Features interviews and archived footage.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Educational Foundation 2010

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV CIV

Folsom, Burton W.

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Summary: A revisionist perspective on FDR's presidency and the New Deal argues that such government programs as social security, minimum wage, and farm subsidies didn't work in the 1930s and do not work now, in a critical report that traces many modern problems to the FDR administration.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Threshold Editions 2008

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Summary: Henry Ford meets Franklin Roosevelt to discuss New Deal and their differences

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1938

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Favreau, Marc

Summary: "Marc Favreau documents the Great Depression--a time when Americans from all walks of life fell victim to poverty, insecurity, and fear--and tells the incredible story of how they survived and, ultimately, thrived. This is the story of the Great Depression in the United States, from the sweeping consequences of the market collapse to the more personal stories of individuals and communities...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2018

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Shlaes, Amity.

Summary: It's difficult today to imagine how America survived the Great Depression--only through the stories of the common people who struggled during that era can we really understand it. These people are at the heart of this reinterpretation of one of the most crucial events of the twentieth century. Author Shlaes presents the neglected and moving stories of individual Americans, and shows how through...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.9 SHL

Summary: Profiles baseball legends from the early years, fabulous fifties, and the modern era.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MM & V 2000

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV GRE