• CHAPTER TWENTY-FOUR: THE GREAT DEPRESSION AND THE NEW DEAL,   1929–1940

    The Bull Market

                   buying on margin !!

    The Crash

    Underlying Weaknesses

                    wages
                    unequal distribution
                    overporduction

    Mass Unemployment

    Hoover’s Failure

                      Hoover's views on role of gov't

                      irony of his failure to act
     
    Protest and the Election of 1932

                      Bonus Army

    FDR the Man

    Restoring Confidence

                 fireside chat

                 Emergency Banking Act

                 Alphabet Soup programs (R,R,R)

                 The Hundred Days

    Roosevelt’s Critics

                 Coughlin, Long, Townshend

    The Second Hundred Days

                Social Security Act
                NLRB

    Labor’s Upsurge: Rise of the CIO

    The New Deal Coalition at High Tide

    The Dust Bowl

    Water Policy

    A New Deal for Indians
            BIA, John Collier

    DEPRESSION-ERA CULTURE

    A New Deal for the Arts

                 WPA

    The Documentary Impulse

    Waiting for Lefty

    Hollywood in the 1930s

    The Golden Age of Radio

    The Swing Era

    THE LIMITS OF REFORM

    Court Packing
             split within FDR's party

    The Women’s Network
             role of Eleanor Roosevelt

             Frances Perkins

    A New Deal for Minorities?
             Mary McLeod Bethane

             Marian Anderson

             Discrimination still...

    The Roosevelt Recession