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LEADER 00000cam 2200565 a 4500 001 800031943 003 OCoLC 005 20180111030005.0 008 121120s2013 nyua b 001 0 eng 010 2012041139 020 9781439196014 020 143919601X 020 |z9781439196038|q(e-book) 035 (OCoLC)800031943|z(OCoLC)826457123|z(OCoLC)846712977 |z(OCoLC)935731645|z(OCoLC)966544243|z(OCoLC)967797125 |z(OCoLC)973967806|z(OCoLC)980501578|z(OCoLC)985286928 |z(OCoLC)988973378|z(OCoLC)993394478|z(OCoLC)995465685 |z(OCoLC)1002655538|z(OCoLC)1017903315 037 |bSimon & Schuster, Order Dept 100 Front st, Riverside, NJ, USA, 08075|nSAN 200-2442 040 DLC|beng|cDLC|dIG#|dBTCTA|dBDX|dOCLCO|dUPZ|dJAI|dLE# |dYDXCP|dABG|dVP@|dHEBIS|dWIM|dZLM|dOCLCF|dTOH|dTRACS|dOCL |dOCLCQ|dOCLCO|dFEM|dTOP|dBYV|dOCLCQ|dCSJ|dOCLCO|dCCX 042 pcc 043 n-us--- 049 CCXC 050 00 PN4874.H477|bG65 2013 100 1 Golay, Michael,|d1951- 245 10 America 1933 :|bthe Great Depression, Lorena Hickok, Eleanor Roosevelt, and the shaping of the New Deal / |cMichael Golay. 250 1st Free Press hardcover ed. 260 New York :|bFree Press,|c2013. 300 xvi, 316 pages :|billustrations ;|c24 cm 336 text|btxt|2rdacontent 337 unmediated|bn|2rdamedia 338 volume|bnc|2rdacarrier 504 Includes bibliographical references and index. 505 00 |tPrologue: Muffled figures, bitter winds --|tView to a New Deal --|tPart of the story --|tCoal country -- |tStrandees --|tThe ghosts of Wall Street --|tAmerica's Siberia --|t"The richest village in the world" --|tThe stricken South --|tEmpire of misery --|tEpilogue: Prospects. 520 The first account of the remarkable 18-month journey of Lorena Hickok, intimate friend of Eleanor Roosevelt, throughout the country during the worst of the Great Depression, bearing witness to the unprecedented ravages; an indelible portrait of an unprecedented crisis. 520 "During the harshest year of the Great Depression, Lorena Hickok, a top woman news reporter of the day and intimate friend of Eleanor Roosevelt, was hired by FDR's right-hand man Harry Hopkins to embark upon a grueling journey to the hardest-hit areas of the country to report back on the degree of devastation. Distinguished historian Michael Golay draws on a trove of original sources--including the moving, remarkably intimate, almost daily letters between Hickok and Eleanor Roosevelt--as he re-creates that extraordinary journey. Hickok traveled by car almost nonstop for eighteen months, from January 1933 to August 1934, surviving hellish dust storms, rebellions by coal workers in Pennsylvania and West Virginia, and a near revolution by Midwest farmers. A brilliant observer, Hickok wrote searing and deeply empathetic reports to Hopkins and letters to Mrs. Roosevelt that comprise an unparalleled record of the worst economic disaster in the history of the country. Historically important, they crucially influenced the scope and strategy of the Roosevelt administration's unprecedented relief efforts. America 1933 reveals Hickok's pivotal contribution to the policies of the New Deal and sheds light on her intense but ill-fated relationship with Eleanor Roosevelt and the forces that inevitably came between them."--Publisher's description. 590 Gift of Dr. Gary Jason. 600 10 Hickok, Lorena A. 600 17 Hickok, Lorena A.|2fast|0(OCoLC)fst00046640 650 0 Investigative reporting|zUnited States|xHistory|y20th century. 650 0 Depressions|y1929|zUnited States. 650 7 Depressions.|2fast|0(OCoLC)fst00890969 650 7 Economic history.|2fast|0(OCoLC)fst00901974 650 7 Investigative reporting.|2fast|0(OCoLC)fst00978154 650 7 Social conditions|2fast|0(OCoLC)fst01919811 651 0 United States|xHistory|y1933-1945. 651 0 United States|xEconomic conditions|y1918-1945. 651 0 United States|xSocial conditions|y1918-1945. 651 7 United States.|2fast|0(OCoLC)fst01204155 655 7 History.|2fast|0(OCoLC)fst01411628 910 DC 201801
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