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The Living New Deal in the News

When the Living New Deal project or our team members make the news, you’ll find it here.

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  • LND Featured on NPR's Marketplace: The New Deal’s Legacy
    • January 24, 2024
    • Living New Deal
    The Living New Deal was featured on National Public Radio's Marketplace. Natalie McDonald, Living New Deal Research Assistant, spoke about the built legacy of the New Deal and the work of the Living New Deal does to document this era. The podcast examined how the New Deal changed the relationship ...
  • Living New Deal Featured in MyHighPlains
    • November 11, 2023
    • Living New Deal
    Richard Walker was interviewed by Jack Kesler about the Living New Deal's mission to document and preserve the legacy of the New Deal in the 1930s to combat the effects of the Great Depression. Walker mentions that the Living new Deal's mission serves three purposes: documenting New Deal public works, ...
  • "Imperial San Francisco" Now an Audio Book
    • August 29, 2023
    • Living New Deal
    Living New Deal founder Dr. Gray Brechin’s provocative 1999 bestseller, Imperial San Francisco: Urban Power, Earthly Ruin, (University of California Press) is now available as an audio book narrated by the author. A website that accompanies the audio book's release includes color illustrations from the book not previously published, synopses ...
  • Living New Deal featured in Friday's Labor Folklore
    • July 10, 2023
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    The Friday's Labor Folklore newsletter featured the work of the Living New Deal. The piece quotes Richard Walker, who noted that, "here is no better time to illuminate what the New Deal did. We want to show that the New Deal worked and continues to deliver today." The piece goes on ...
  • Richard Walker Chapter Heads Up New Book, The Green New Deal and the Future of Work
    • January 28, 2023
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    Living New Deal director Richard Walker has the lead chapter, "From the New Deal to the Green New Deal,"  in the 2022 volume, The Green New Deal and the Future of Work, edited by Craig Calhoun and Benjamin Y. Fong.  Walker's chapter looks at the New Deal as a model ...
  • Living New Deal Mentioned in Daily News Story
    • January 21, 2023
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    A story by Steve Charnley published in the Daily News on December 24, 2022, and titled, "The story of the historic mural in the Greenville Post Office," mentions the work of the Living New Deal. Read the story here.  ...
  • Richard Walker Interviewed on Non-Boring History
    • January 6, 2023
    • Living New Deal
    Annette Laing interviewed Richard Walker, Director of the Living New Deal. "With a team of volunteers across the nation, Dr. Walker documents New Deal buildings, bridges, roads, and even sewer systems that were created under FDR's New Deal, and are still in use today. The continuing impact of this massive program ...
  • Gray Brechin and Richard Walker Interviewed on PBS News Hour
    • November 14, 2022
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    Living New Deal founder Gray Brechin, and director Richard Walker, were interviewed  on PBS News Hour by host Jeffrey Brown. "It’s a hidden history right in front of our eyes. The buildings, artworks and so much more were created all over the country during the New Deal of the 1930s and ...
  • Susan Ives Interviewed by the Greenbelt Access Television
    • October 6, 2022
    • Living New Deal
    Greenbelt Access Television and Frank Gervasi interviewed the Living New Deal's Communications Director, Susan Ives. Watch the interview here. The discussion touched on the New Deal's art and history and its lasting impacts on the United States. ...
  • Gray Brechin Interviewed by WOSU Public Media
    • January 7, 2022
    • Living New Deal
    Gray Brechin was a guest on a WOSU public media segment about the impact that the New Deal has had on the American economy.  Listen to the segment here.  ...
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