November 7, 1932



November 7, 1932

Time ran its cover story on the "Common People," another sign of the huge toll the Great Depression wreaked on the county. The article asked if the common citizens were to become a "Forgotten Man," quoting from a speech by Roosevelt. The article cites that Roosevelt charged Hoover with forgetting the common man in his administration of Depression relief, and mentions voter apathy and the popularity of a Socialist candidate, Norman Thomas.



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