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The Power of the Unemployed
Produced by: Chris Brookes
Pierce Power was a charismatic man who stood up to Newfoundland's Commission government and fought for the rights of the poor and unemployed in the 1930s. To some, he was a hero; others called him a fraud. Producer Chris Brooks brings us the chronicles of Powers little-known life.

Program Credits

The Power of the Unemployed was produced by Chris Brookes for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

Resources

Links:
The Brock University Labor Studies Program Home Page (Ontario, Canada)

Black Thursday: October 24, 1929 - the Great Stock Market Crash

Main Causes of the Great Depression

Books:
Hard Times: An Oral History of the Great Depression
by: Studs Terkel 2002
A reprint of the classic book that focused on oral interviews regarding the Great Depression.

Great Depression: America in the 1930s
by: T.H. Watkins 1995
T.H. Watkins' widely-acclaimed history of the Great Depression,

Dirty Thirties
by: Mary Turck 2002
A look at the events of the 1930's.

Great Depression: Delayed Recovery and Economic Change in America, 1929-1939
by: Michael Andre Bernstein, Louis Galambos (Editor), Robert Gallmam (Editor) 1989
A new interpretation of the American economy during the Great Depression is provided by a detailed examination of the uneven fate of manufacturing industries during the 1930s.

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