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Together We Cannot Fail: Overcoming the Great Depression
January 15-May 2, 2021
At the conclusion of his first radio address to the nation in March of 1933, newly-installed President Franklin Delano Roosevelt told Americans: “Together we cannot fail.”How did Chicago area suburbs like Elmhurst and other towns meet the Depression’s challenges that loomed like a dark cloud in the midst of the worst economic crisis in U.S. history? Find out how local communities pulled together to support one another while the economy mended and the country regained its footing.