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The New Deal Legacy That Helps Veterans and Our Parks

From the River Bend Overlook at Theodore Roosevelt National Park in North Dakota to Shenandoah National Park in Virginia, the legacy of the New Deal effort to put millions of unemployed Americans to work in the service of their country is with us every day.   Our national parks are living monuments of the thousands of Americans who traded hard labor for “three hots and a cot” and work that mattered through these programs.
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