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Is new deal a raw deal?.

Falls Community Council. Information Research and Library Service.

Is new deal a raw deal?.

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Published by Falls Community Council in Belfast .
Written in English


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Includes bibliography.

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A sharply critical new look at Franklin D. Roosevelt's presidency reveals government policies that hindered economic recovery from the Great Depression -- and are still hurting America today. In this shocking and groundbreaking new book, economic historian Burton W. Folsom exposes the idyllic legend of Franklin D. Roosevelt as a myth of epic proportions/5(3).   New Deal or Raw Deal? How FDR's Economic Legacy Has Damaged America (Book): Folsom, Burton W.: A sharply critical new look at Franklin D. Roosevelt's presidency reveals government policies that hindered economic recovery from the Great Depression -- and are still hurting America today. In this shocking and groundbreaking new book, economic historian Burton W. Folsom exposes .


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