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Book Review

A time when public works was public policy

By Rich Barlow
April 2, 2008

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American-Made: The Enduring Legacy of the WPA - When FDR Put the Nation to Work By Nick Taylor Bantam, 640 pp., illustrated, $27 The scene onstage was based on a true story: Dorothy Sherwood walked into the Newburgh, N.Y., police station, cradling her unmoving 2-year-old son, James, in his dress suit. Displaying him to the duty cop, she said simply, ... (Full article: 641 words)

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