Unemployment in the Great Depression (January 10, 1933)

Senator Black’s national radio address on his bill to shorten the work week to address massive unemployment is re-printed in the Congressional Record. Black proclaims: “When greed and privilege grasp unearned wealth and condemn millions to undeserved poverty and misery, government is useless if it does not curb greed and destroy privilege.”

Congressional Record, Session 72- 2 (1933), 1443-1444. Public domain via the Internet Archive.

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