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Benjamin Whetham, Grand Forks, column: Who are the real ‘cranks’?

Published 07/23/2011

Jacobs seems to not realize that the Great Depression effectively lasted until the end of World War II, nearly 15 years, at which point most of President Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal policies were abandoned. Going off the gold standard and devaluing the dollar did not stimulate the economy, only the growth of government.

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