Works Progress Administration

Commentator Gary Joiner discusses the lasting impact of the Works Progress Administration close to home in Natchitoches and Shreveport, and farther afield across the country.

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Among the lasting legacies of the Great Depression are works of the WPA, the Works Progress Administration. Commentator Gary Joiner examines the WPA accomplishments close to home and farther afield across the nation.