Children during the Great Depression
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In this article, the writer reviews a collection of letters written to Eleanor Roosevelt by children during the Great Depression. The writer discusses the belief during this period that the U.S. government was willing to help the most disadvantaged of its citizens. The writer looks at the promises of the New Deal.
From the Paper:"The main thesis of this edited compilation of letters from children to Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt is that Americans of that period thought that the U.S. government was willing to help the least advantaged of its citizens and was predisposed to doing so. Although evidence of the first lady's direct engagement with the plight of the children of America's systemic poverty is sparse ... "
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