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Veterans for Peace and Occupy Tampa remember Armistice Day listen

11/11/11 Josh Holton
WMNF Drive-Time News Friday
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It’s Veterans Day in the US and Europe celebrates Armistice Day marking the official end of hostilities in World War I. Veterans for Peace gathered at the Iraq and Afghanistan war memorials in downtown Tampa this morning at 11:11 on the eleventh day of the eleventh month.

A small group of about a dozen people marked the historic time in sile...

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The legacy of FDR's programs like WPA and CCC on Florida with historian Gary Mormino

09/06/11 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Tuesday)
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This Thursday President Obama makes an important speech outlining how he plans to reduce the nation's high unemployment rate. Almost 80 years ago President Franklin Roosevelt began several jobs programs (including the Works Progress Administration and the Civilian Conservation Corps) that began to turn around The Depression's staggering 25% unemployment rate. The legacy of those WPA and CCC projects can easily be seen here in Florida. Here to talk about the legacy of FDR's jobs programs is Dr...

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