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The New Deal

11 minutes 50 seconds

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Black and white photo of people planting in a park. Caption. He wanted to provide those who could work.

Provides an overview of the series of economic programs called the New Deal. Passed by Congress during the first term of Franklin Delano Roosevelt from 1933 to his reelection in 1937, the programs were responses to the Great Depression. They focused on what historians call the 3 Rs: relief, recovery, and reform. Uses narration and archival footage to expose the benefits, risks, and results of the New Deal, effects which continue to this day.

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