Tag Archives: The 1930s

The Honest Broker: Franklin D. Roosevelt- ‘I Welcome Their Hatred’

“This was a liberal president without abused woman syndrome.” From The Honest Broker When President Franklin Roosevelt said: “I welcome their hatred.” he was referring to be big business in America, who before the 1930s, the Great Depression as FDR’s New … Continue reading

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Emperor Tigerstar: Huey Long- ‘The Dictator of Louisiana’

Source:The New Democrat  “See the rise and fall of the Kingfish Governor of Louisiana. He’s more than a Kaiserreich meme, and has left quite a lasting legacy.” Source:Emperor Tigerstar I mentioned in my Huey Long piece last week that Huey … Continue reading

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Senator Huey Long: Huey Long Collection- Share Our Wealth Societies: 2/23/1934

Source:The New Democrat  “Huey Long speaking with John A Simpson, President of the National Farmer’s Union, in 1934. FORMER LOUISIANA GOVERNOR HUEY LONG, CALLED “THE KINGFISH”, SPEAKING WITH JOHN A. SIMPSON, PRESIDENT NATIONAL FARMER’S UNION, ON SHARE THE WEALTH MOVEMENT” … Continue reading

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The Atlantic: Helen Keller- ‘The Modern Woman Puts Her Husband in The Kitchen- 1932

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat It you were born let’s say yesterday or at the very least have a personality and even intelligence level that makes you seem so young, naive, inexperienced, and innocent that … Continue reading

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The Real News: Paul Jay Interviewing Peter Kuznick- Undoing The New Deal: FDR Created A Social Safety Net, Not Socialism

Source: The New Democrat I actually agree with Paul Jay on something here. ( For a change ) President Franklin Roosevelt, his Administration and Congress, didn’t create a socialist economic system in America for good reasons. They left the American … Continue reading

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Crash Course: Craig Benzine- The Golden Age of Hollywood: Film History

Source:The Daily Review Damn, if Craig Benzine could only talk faster and not have to take breaths in-between words, he could get a lot done. But seriously, this guy must have a year supply of free Red Bull or Starbucks … Continue reading

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Constitution Daily: Staff- Happy Days Are Here Again: The 21st Amendment Repeals Prohibition

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: Constitution Daily: Staff- Happy Days Are Here Again: The 21st Amendment Repeals Prohibition If you think the so-called War on Drugs in America goes back to 1971 which is way … Continue reading

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The Week: Ryu Spaeth- ‘Is To Kill a Mockingbird Racist?’

“The other day I happened to catch To Kill a Mockingbird on television. It was airing as part of the general enthusiasm that preceded the release of Go Set a Watchman, the controversial follow-up to Mockingbird that now stalks Harper … Continue reading

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The Nation: Richard Kreitner- ‘FDR Signs The Emergency Act, Launching The New Deal: March 9, 1933’

Source:The Nation– 1930s America. “Today in 1933 the newly inaugurated President Franklin Roosevelt signed the Emergency Banking Act, officially launching the New Deal. The act allowed the Federal Reserve to guarantee the assets of banks that Roosevelt had ordered closed … Continue reading

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The American Prospect: Julian E. Zelizer- When Progressives Were Organized

Source:The American Prospect– “Progressives seeking a model for an effective Congress could learn from the nearly forgotten history of the Democratic Study Group.” From the American Prospect. “When Republicans took control of the House of Representatives in 1994 for the … Continue reading

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