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Looking At President Hoover's Decision Against Government Intervention During The Great Depression04:26


With unemployment at levels not seen since the Great Depression, some lawmakers are calling for another financial relief package. Comparisons are being made to President Herbert Hoover's decision against direct government intervention after the Depression started in 1929.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with Julian Zelizer (@julianzelizer), professor of history and public affairs at Princeton University and a CNN political analyst.

This segment aired on May 12, 2020.


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