Roosevelt library marks 75th anniversary of New Deal





HYDE PARK — In honor of the 75th anniversary of the establishment of the Works Progress Administration and the Rural Electrification Administration, the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum and the Roosevelt Institute on Sunday will present "1935 and the Enduring New Deal: The Works Progress Administration and the Rural Electrification Administration."...

This program will examine the historical impact of the WPA and REA's infrastructure programs, current efforts to document and preserve New Deal projects, and the lessons that can be learned from these programs. Poughkeepsie Journal Executive Editor Stuart Shinske will moderate the discussion....


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