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Truman’s Fair Deal and Rejection of “trickledown”

January 5, 1949 – United States President Harry S. Truman unveils his Fair Deal program, which included: Major improvements in unemployment compensation; Raising the minimum wage to 75¢ an hour, and extending who was covered; Increasing and extending Social Security … Continue reading

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