The Dreamer and the Doer: LaGuardia and Relief

April 15, 2008 | Inside Out

In part 6 of 7 of “The Dreamer and the Doer –The Life and Work of Fiorello H. La Guardia” produced by the La Guardia and Wagner archives, Bing Crosby’s recording of “Brother, Can You Spare A Dime?” is the musical background against which Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia makes public assistance a reality in New York City. Feeding a million hungry, poor people, says La Guardia, “is not done by speeches.”
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