March 1993
U.S. News & World Report;3/8/93, Vol. 114 Issue 9, p12
Presents statistics on former President Franklin D. Roosevelt and the federal social welfare system. The percentage increase in federal social welfare spending between 1933 and 1936; The number of things built or improved by the Works Progress Administration (WPA); The number of people employed by the WPA at its peak; The jobless rate in 1932 compared with 1936; The percentage increase in agricultural income in FDR's first term; More.


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