BOARDS & BUREAUS: W.P.A. R.I.P.

After being prematurely pronounced dead many times, at midnight on June 30 the once-controversial Works Projects Administration finally did die. During its nine embattled years the depression agency spent approximately $10,468,249,000 (enough to pay for 40 days of the present war), giving both useful and use less jobs to 8,500,000 U.S. unemployed.

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