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The Coming of the New Deal

Feb 11, 2019

FDR’s New Deal shaped Democratic politics for generations. But the roots of the coalition that made it happen stretch back further.

We speak to historian Robert Chiles about his new book, "The Revolution of ’28: Al Smith, American Progressivism, and the Coming of the New Deal".

Check out some of Robert Chile's recent writing on Smith in the Washington Post, Newsday, and Times Union.