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People's Century

The story of 'the hungry thirties' told by men and women who suffered in the worldwide depression that followed the Wall Street Crash.

In Chicago, the unemployed ripped wooden paving blocks from the city streets, while in Belgium, laid-off miners broke into their own pits to scavenge for waste coal. Sweden was the first democracy to fight the depression, and America's President Roosevelt offered the country a new deal.

55 minutes

Last on

Sat 24 Jan 2009 22:50