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Deal traps Obama into helplessness on jobs creation

...Earth is flat. The truth is, FDR's stimulus programs created some 15 million jobs. For instance: The Works Progress Administration put eight million people to work. (You have surely driven on roads and flown from airports built by WPA...

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This Day in History

...France to attend the Versailles Peace Conference. In 1942, President Roosevelt ordered the dismantling of the Works Progress Administration, which had been created to provide jobs during the Depression. In 1965, the United States launched Gemini...

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This Day in History

...noon aboard the Alaska Railroad. In the nation In 1861, Arkansas seceded from the Union. In 1935, the Works Progress Administration began operating. In 1937, the hydrogen-filled German dirigible Hindenburg burned and crashed in Lakehurst...

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This Day in History

...Congress approved the Emergency Relief Appropriation Act, which provided money for programs such as the Works Progress Administration. In 1952, President Harry Truman seized the steel industry to avert a nationwide strike. (The U.S...

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Alaska Digest

...e-Bay, the Web auction site. The painting stems from a time during the Great Depression when the federal Works Progress Administration sent a dozen artists from northern states to sketch and paint Alaska. The painting is signed by Karl Fortess...

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Juneau Empire Online Archive Local News: Longtime resident looks back on history, heritage 5/29/98

...looking for work, but found little available. He took occasional odd jobs and worked through the federal Works Progress Administration doing things like pulling rocks out of downtown creeks to keep the water flowing. Jobs paid $5 a day...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052998/color.html
This Day in History

...Seward, but was discontinued in 1958. In the nation In 1861, Arkansas seceded from the Union. In 1935, the Works Progress Administration began operating. In 1937, the hydrogen-filled German dirigible Hindenburg burned and crashed in Lakehurst...

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