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80th anniversary celebration of CCC in Massachusetts parks

Some CCC Boys Who Went on to Bigger Things

CCC notable alumni Hyman G. Rickover, 4-star Admiral, former Corps Area Commander Raymond Burr, actor, former enrollee Archie Moore, Light Heavyweight Boxing Champion of the World, former enrollee Robert Mitchum, actor, former enrolee Edward R. Roybal, politician, former enrollee Chuck Yeager,… Read More

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John Sloan's Fourteenth Street at Sixth Avenue

National New Deal Treasure: The Search For Lost Art

National Public Radio’s Brian Naylor recently offered this terrific – but unsettling – piece about  all the art gone missing from the New Deal era, and the federal government’s effort to recover it.   So if anyone sees a suspicious… Read More

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Ten Reasons for a National Youth Service

Ever since the New Deal’s National Youth Administration and Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) and a brief flurry of public-spiritedness during the Kennedy years, America has minimized both expectations and opportunities for public service.  Fewer Americans than at any time in… Read More

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