Hard Times; an Oral History of the Great Depression Character Descriptions

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Character Descriptions

Franklin Delano Roosevelt - This figure lost much popular support when he tried to fill the Supreme Court with political allies.

Huey Long - This figure was assassinated by a lone gunman in the Louisiana State Senate chambers in Baton Rouge.

Father Coughlin - This figure's populist rhetoric transformed into flagrant anti-Semitism.

Bob La Follette - This figure pushed for greater unionization and government intervention in the private sector in his 1924 run for president.

John L. Lewis - This figure is considered by many to be the father of the modern American labor movement.

Dr. Francis Townsend - This figure's progressive ideas regarding American healthcare became the template for the American system of Social Security.

Alf Landon - This character, a 1935 presidential candidate, was regarded by his contemporaries as a boring and hopeless candidate.

Upton Sinclair - This figure was a famous author who was concerned about...

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