Book Discussion on Down and Out in the Great Depression

Robert McElvaine talked about the book he editted, Down and Out in the Great Depression: Letters from the Forgotten Man (The University of… read more

Robert McElvaine talked about the book he editted, Down and Out in the Great Depression: Letters from the Forgotten Man (The University of North Carolina Press; 25th anniversary edition, December 18, 2007). The books consist of letters from ordinary Americans, mainly to President and Mrs. Franklin Roosevelt. He also talked about his book The Great Depression: America 1929-1941 (Crown; January 12, 1984).

He was interviewed at the 102nd annual meeting of the Organization of American Historians, held Wednesday, April 7 to Saturday, April 10, 2010, at the Hilton Washington. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Book Discussion on Down and Out in the Great Depression

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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May 16, 2010
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Oct 3, 2010

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