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WPA Left Its Mark on San Diego

This year marks the 75th anniversary of the New Deal, President Franklin Roosevelt's plan to put people back to work and put food on their tables. Producer Pat Finn set out to discover if there was an

The Great Depression of the 1930s was an economic disaster of tremendous proportions. This year marks the 75th anniversary of the New Deal, President Franklin Roosevelt's plan to put people back to work and put food on their tables. New Deal programs were in every state and most cities, including San Diego. Producer Pat Finn set out to discover if there was anything left in San Diego from one famous New Deal initiative, the WPA, or Works Progress Administration.