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FDR fireside chat 1935 Part I

A 1935 radio speech of President Franklin Roosevelt on the economic recovery program. The speech refers to unemployment, public job creation, and the pending Social Security Act. Note the parallels to Pres. Obama's call for the public to monitor the efficiency of public works and quick implementation of projects. (The phrase used is "see the dirt fly" instead of the Obama-era "shovel ready." This is part I. The speech continues on part II.
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