Roosevelt talks about ways to combat unemployment during a speech on the Works Relief Program in Washington DC.
Washington DC USA Date:1935, April 28 Duration:1 min 53 sec Sound:Yes
U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt delivers a speech on Works Relief Program in Washington DC, United States. The President speaks standing in front of a number of microphones. He speaks about the Works Relief Program enacted by the Congress to combat unemployment during the Great Depression. He says that the first step is to put men and women on relief rolls. It is for the first time in five years that the relief rolls have declined in the winter months. He says that even though unemployment persists in the US, they have coined some remedial measures in which there are provisions to rule out future unemployment and to help those who are unemployed in the present emergency and the Work Relief Program helps to achieve this.
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