The year closed with Unemployment greater than ever during the current Depression. William Green, president of the American Federation of Labor, estimated that 300,000 more people were out of work in December than in November, that the jobless now totaled 5,300,000. Said he: "We cannot hope for a general improvement before March."
Developments included the following:
¶ The Associated Press canvassed the land, reported that five billion dollars were in the process of being spent on public and private works to offset Unemployment.
¶ The White House announced that Federal construction in...