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  •  Perkins was one of the key reasons we... (3+ / 0-)
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    JayRaye, dougymi, csheila

    ...have the New Deal.

    Don't tell me what you believe, show me what you do and I will tell you what you believe.

    by Meteor Blades on Thu Jan 10, 2013 at 02:49:50 PM PST

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    •  She wrote a great book: (4+ / 0-)

      The Roosevelt I Knew, 1946

      He gave her a lot of free reign in her job and to come up with legislation.

      Yes, working people owe her a lot, & also FDR for bringing her on board. And before that, Al Smith for bringing her into his administration when he was Gov of NY where she helped to make NY a model for labor legislation.

      And she did all of this in spite of her parents and her husband trying to hold her back.

      Amazing woman.

      WE NEVER FORGET Our Labor Martyrs: a project to honor the men, women and children who lost their lives in Freedom's Cause. For Dec: Life so cheap; property so sacred.

      by JayRaye on Thu Jan 10, 2013 at 03:07:01 PM PST

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