Descendants of FDR and his New Dealers Write an Open Letter to Vice President Biden

The children and grandchildren of FDR and his of the women and men who designed and implemented the New Deal, wrote a letter to Vice President Biden. “We must fight for a 21st Century New Deal,” argue James Roosevelt Jr., Henry Scott Wallace, June Hopkins, Tomlin Perkins Coggeshall, and Harold M. Ickes. In the letter, they call for bold government action in response to the hardship caused to millions of Americans by the COVID-19 pandemic. Read the letter here.

One comment on “Descendants of FDR and his New Dealers Write an Open Letter to Vice President Biden

  1. Andrew Laverdiere

    Too bad such important words are going to fall on deaf ears. The top leadership of the party have reverted back to the pre-FDR days when JP Morgan owned the party. Bidens campaign team is totally run by Obamas Wall Street/Chicago crowd in addition to the perpetual war neocons of the party.

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