Letters to the Editor

January 13, 2014

FDR’s war on poverty

Franklin Delano Roosevelt knew how to fight poverty. You throw everything at it, including the kitchen sink. Public Works Administration project 1342 (a.k.a, the Will Rogers Memorial Complex) cost just over $581,000 dollars in 1937. I venture to guess it earned back its cost more than a hundredfold long before now.

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