FDR spawns Works Projects Administration: May 6, 1933
On this day in 1933, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed an executive order creating the Works Progress Administration. It served as the cornerstone of several New Deal relief programs that sought to put people to work during the Great Depression.
Why George Washington Would Have Agreed With Donald Trump
Like Wilson, Franklin D. Roosevelt decided that if he was going to get involved overseas he would correct the mistakes that Wilson made; he would do more than just create a League of Nations and he would fix the weaknesses in Wilson's League. “We will ...
New superintendent named for Roosevelt, Vanderbilt national historic sites
The National Park Service operates the Eleanor Roosevelt, Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt and Vanderbilt Mansion national historic sites in Hyde Park. The nation's 32nd president, FDR was born, lived and is buried in Hyde Park. Eleanor Roosevelt lived ...
What FDR Knew About Managing Fear in Times of Change
Harvard Business Review
Entering office on March 4, 1933, Franklin D. Roosevelt faced one of the most significant leadership challenges in U.S. history: the Great Depression. Its impact was so vast that it drew the U.S. and then the entire global market into a downward spiral.