Freedom from Fear: The American People in Depression and War, 1929-1945

@inproceedings{Kennedy1999FreedomFF,
  title={Freedom from Fear: The American People in Depression and War, 1929-1945},
  author={D. Kennedy},
  year={1999}
}
Between 1929 and 1945, two great travails were visited upon the American people: the Great Depression and World War II. Freedom from Fear tells the story of how Americans endured, and eventually prevailed, in the face of those unprecedented calamities. The Depression was both a disaster and an opportunity. As David Kennedy vividly demonstrates, the economic crisis of the 1930s was far more than a simple reaction to the alleged excesses of the 1920s. For more than a century before 1929, America… Expand
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