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Welcome to 1932

A summer of protest, unemployment and presidential politics – welcome to 1932

An election looms. An unpopular president wrestles with historic unemployment rates. Demonstrations erupt in hundreds of locations. The president deploys Army units to suppress peaceful protests in the nation’s capital. And most of all he worries about an affable Democratic candidate who is running against him without saying much about a platform or plans. Welcome to 1932. Read more →

July 1st, 2020