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"There are young people in this book, too. They did not experience the Great Depression ... It's time they knew. It's time we knew, too—what it did to us."
A Personal Memoir, p. 4.

"That's one of the things about the Depression. There was more camaraderie than there is now. Even more comradeship than the Commies could even dream about."
Book 1: The March, Jim Sheridan, p. 14.

"We thought American business was the Rock of Gibraltar. We were the prosperous nation and nothing could stop us ... Suddenly the big dream exploded."
Book 1: The Song, E.Y. (Yip) Harburg, p. 21.

"I remember it was fun. It was fun going on the soup line ... Today you're made to feel that it's your fault."
Book 1: Hard Travelin', Peggy Terry and Her Mother, p. 52.

"So even though we were all in the same boat, I'm still white and you're still black, so we don't...

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