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New Deal Programs
New Deal Programs(14 Photos)
In the 1930s, President Franklin D. Roosevelt launched an ambitious series of social programs and legislation known as the "New Deal," designed to lift the United States out of the economic downturn of the Great Depression.
Herbert Hoover(16 Photos)
See pictures from the life and presidency of Herbert Hoover.
Deconstructing History: Hoover Dam
Deconstructing History: Hoover DamVideo Clip (3:20)
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Did you know that the Hoover Dam supplies electricity to more than 20 million people? Get all the facts on this marvel of engineering.
Hoover DamVideo Clip (4:09)
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Built during the Great Depression, Hoover Dam was a marvel of engineering and labor.
Hoover Dam: True Giant
Hoover Dam: True GiantVideo Clip (4:23)
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The awe-inspiring Hoover Dam was built in the 1930s from enough concrete to create a two-lane highway from Los Angeles to Boston. How long did America's largest, man-made reservoir take to complete?
Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal
Franklin D. Roosevelt's New DealVideo Clip (1:54)
Video Clip (1:54)
How did President Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal get the American economy back on track, and which components still have a major impact on today's society?
This Day in History: 07/07/1930 - Building of Hoover Dam
This Day in History: 07/07/1930 - Building of Hoover DamVideo Clip (1:00)
Video Clip (1:00)
In a This Day in History video, learn that on July 7, 1930, construction began on the Hoover Dam. Twenty-thousand laborers took on the job, but it was a grueling and dangerous task between the scorching desert heat and constant dynamite blasts.
Henry J. Kaiser Builds Hoover Dam and U.S. Warships
Henry J. Kaiser Builds Hoover Dam and U.S. WarshipsVideo Clip (3:58)
Video Clip (3:58)
From photography to engineering, Henry Kaiser's love for a young lady spurred him to build the Hoover Dam and great Liberty ships.
Speeches & Audio (1)
Hoover Dam Dedication
Hoover Dam DedicationAudio Clip (2:10)
Audio Clip (2:10)
On September 30, 1935, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Harold L. Ickes formally dedicates the Hoover Dam during a ceremony attended by President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
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Read More about Hoover Dam
Built in the 1930s, Hoover Dam is a concrete arch-gravity dam that spans the Colorado River at the Arizona-Nevada border and impounds Lake Mead, the largest reservoir in the United States.Go
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