The WPA

Sandra Opdycke of Vassar College’s Institute for Innovation in Social Policy provided a history of the Works Progress Administration (WPA), which gave employment to 8 million Americans during its eight-year existence (1935-1943).

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  • Patrick Fahy Archives Technician Roosevelt (Franklin) Presidential Library and Museum
  • Sandra Opdyck Associate Director Vassar College->Institute for Innovation in Social Policy

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Program ID:
446655-3
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Hyde Park, New York, United States
First Aired:
Jul 07, 2018 | 2:41pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Aug 20, 2018 | 2:15am EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Jul 07, 2018 | 2:41pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 08, 2018 | 1:41am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 15, 2018 | 10:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 20, 2018 | 2:15am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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