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by Thornton Kennedy
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09:30 AM, Wednesday, September 02
You would never know how much Atlanta and Buckhead in particular benefited from President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s New Deal. That is because much of the work is either buried or goes unnoticed. The U.S. was in the grips of the Great Depression ...

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