David M. Kennedy

Stanford university historian, author of “Freedom from Fear: The American People in Depression and War, 1929-1945”

Stanford university historian, author of “Freedom from Fear: The American People in Depression and War, 1929-1945.

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Today’s    jobs report    suggests the U.S. could be heading back to Great Depression territory. The numbers show more than 20 million jobs were lost last month.

US shed more than 20 million jobs in April, unemployment reaches nearly 15%

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