July 26, 1938 – Today, clinically depressed John William Warde (26) kept New York in suspense for hours while standing precariously on the 17th floor window ledge of the New York… 462 more words
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And here we have the birth of the remote control.
And the world was never the same again.
Delegates at a National Conference of the Unemployed in Chicago form the Unemployed Councils. The Councils were instrumental in resisting evictions of unemployed workers and in organizing unemployed strikes to pressure state and local governments to expand relief aid and relief work during the Great Depression.