This Week in Roosevelt History: March 22-31

March 22, 1933: FDR delivers a message to Congress on unemployment relief and the creation of the Civilian Conservation Corps.


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Nature’s New Deal by Neil M. Maher
The Soldier of Poverty by Mary J. Schueller
FDR’s Alphabet Soup by Tonya Bolden