The woman behind the New Deal the life of Frances Perkins, FDR's Secretary of Labor and his moral conscience

Title The woman behind the New Deal the life of Frances Perkins, FDR's Secretary of Labor and his moral conscience
Names Downey, Kirstin.
Book Number DB068910
Title Status Active
Medium Digital Book
Annotation Biography of Frances Perkins (1880-1965), Franklin D. Roosevelt's labor secretary, highlights her contribution to the establishment of social reforms that mitigated the effects of the Great Depression. Uses archives to highlight Perkins's development of Social Security, fair labor practices, the minimum wage, and other federal programs. 2009.
Narrator Cundiff, Kerry.
Local Subject Adult Book - AD
Adult Non-Fiction - AN
Short Book - SH
Biography & Autobiography - BIO
Biography - Historical - BIH
Biography - Notable Women - BIW
History - HST
History, United States - HUS
Biography - Political, U.S - BIPU
Politics and Government - POL
Current Events / Contemporary Issues - CON
Audience Notes Female narrator.
LC Subject Women cabinet officers - United States - Biography
Women social reformers - United States - Biography
Call Number 331.092 B ANF
Language English
Released 2009
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress, 2009 (American Printing House for the Blind, recording studio).
Original Publication Recorded from: New York : Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, c2009. 9780385513654
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