The Monday American | American History Podcast

The podcast that never takes the 'story' out of American history.

A Podcast revisiting American history one story at a time. Studying history teaches that contrary to popular belief, hindsight isn't always 20/20. A history podcast presenting American history while ensuring the "story" is never left out of history.

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The Great Depression: The Dustbowl of Despair

America reels in the face of the worst economic disaster ever faced. The attempts to bring the country and its people out of the Dust-bowl of despair only heighten the problems at hand. Ironically enough, the only alleviation to the Nation’s internal issue is brought about by an external and foreign source.

Sources Used:

  1. Beschloss, Michael. Presidents of War. Random House, 2018.

  2. Cooper, William J., Tom E. Terrill, and Christopher Childers. The American South. a History. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2017.

  3. Egan, Timothy. The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2013.

  4. Powell, Jim. FDRs Folly: How Roosevelt and His New Deal Prolonged the Great Depression. Rocklin, CA: Forum, 2004.

  5. Schlesinger, Arthur M. The Crisis of the Old Order, 1919-1933: 1919-1933, The Age of Roosevelt. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2003.

  6. Shales, Amity. The Forgotten Man. New York, NY: Harpercollins Publishers, 2008.

  7. Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945. Franklin D. Roosevelt's Inaugural Address of 1933. Washington, DC :National Archives and Records Administration, 1988. https://guides.lib.monash.edu/c.php?g=219786&p=1454691

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