The Great Depression

Season 1 Episode 3

Striking Back

Aired Unknown Oct 17, 2008 on The History Channel
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Striking Back
When the market crashed and banks failed, hard times hit America, making us all poor immigrants starting over with only a dream. Some grew rootless like James Michener, riding the rails; some escaped in a quirky pastime, Marathon Dancing. The nation turned to FDR for a paycheck, but at a price. Mario Cuomo hosts this in-depth look.moreless

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