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Relief and the American Temperament

by Russell H. Kurtz

Contributing Editor, The Survey

May 1935

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George F. Cannons for Nesmith
Public work and work-relief projects can absorb no more than a portion of our unemployed men and women

In spite of the gigantic appropriation voted by Congress for work relief, relief on a large scale is to be with us for a long time to come, points out this writer. The prospect offers a two-way challenge to administrators of relief to set their house in order for the hard pull; to the public to rid its mind of misconceptions and face the facts of the problem.



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