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New Deal airports, schools, hospitals, post offices, art, highways and more are still in use 75 years after they were built. No city, town, or rural area was untouched by the New Deal.List sites by state or city »
From the wonderful Garrison Keillor at the Writer’s Almanac comes this entry on New Deal documentarian Dorothea Lange, written on May 26, 2013. (You can see some of Lange’s incredible ouvre here on the web site of New York’s Museum of Modern Art.)…Read More
Gray Brechin’s latest on the Post Office and the role of the press in keeping the public under-informed about the crisis of the selloff of our common heritage: May 28, 2013 / In 1906, surveyor Stephen Puter wrote a…Read More
Nation and Capitol Times editor/writer John Nichols eulogized Senate stalwart Frank Lautenberg (New Jersey_ when he passed away last month, by calling him bold, unapologetic, and a carrier of the New Deal Faith. Among other things, Lautenberg was the fire…Read More
Book Review – When Art Worked: The New Deal, Art, and Democracy by Roger G. Kennedy
Book Review – Fear Itself, The New Deal and the Origins of Our Time by Ira Katznelson
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- WPA art for the children of Chicago--even the ones in closing schools