Tag Archives: The 1930s

Crash Course: Craig Benzine- The Golden Age of Hollywood: Film History

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review Damn, if Craig Benzine could only talk faster and not have to take breaths in-between words, he could get a lot done. But seriously, this guy must have a year … Continue reading

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Constitution Daily: Staff- Happy Days Are Here Again: The 21st Amendment Repeals Prohibition

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: Constitution Daily: Staff- Happy Days Are Here Again: The 21st Amendment Repeals Prohibition If you think the so-called War on Drugs in America goes back to 1971 which is way … Continue reading

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The Nation: The Almanac: Richard Kreitner: FDR Signs The Emergency Act, Launching The New Deal: March 9, 1933

The Nation: The Almanac: Richard Kreitner: FDR Signs the Emergency Banking Act, Launching the New Deal: March 9, 1933 If you think President Barack Obama had it tough when he became President of the United States back in 2009, imagine … Continue reading

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AJ Fowler: Video: Huey Long: Share the Wealth

This post was originally posted at FRS Daily Times on WordPress, May, 2013 The progressive or even socialist side of Huey Long coming out that basically no one is entitled to a certain amount of money in society. Other than … Continue reading

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Daniel JB Mitchell: Video: Huey Long Seen as Threat to FDR in 1930s

This post was originally posted at FRS Daily Times, May, 2013 Franklin Roosevelt and Huey Long were very similar Progressive Democrats in that they were both economic Progressives who believed in things like infrastructure investment funded by the public and … Continue reading

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PBS: The Great Depression: The New Deal Response

Source: PBS: The Great Depression: The New Deal Response In 1933 when Franklin Roosevelt became President of The United States he inherited the Great Depression. Basically an economy that was sinking and collapsing with basically no money anywhere, or no … Continue reading

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All Histories: New Deal 1930’s Government Promotional

Source: All Histories: New Deal 1930’s Government Promotional The New Deal I believe has a mixed bag when it comes to the Great Depression as far as how it dealt with the Depression. Social Security and the minimum wage and … Continue reading

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