RECOVERY: Man of the Year, 1933

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The year 1933 was the fourth in the greatest industrial crisis in history. Standing between an old world that was forever dead and a new world that was not fully born, whom would the discerning and alert U. S. citizen pick as Man of the Year? Notably barren of candidates was the British Commonwealth. Pious Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald's London Economic Conference was a notorious fiasco. In rapid succession, France dealt and discarded three Cabinets in twelve months, produced no leader sufficiently bold or capable to rescue her...

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