Civil Civics With Lincoln Library: Whose Real Idea Was The New Deal?

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Program Type:

Lecture Series, Discussion

Age Group:

Teens , Adults

Program Description

Lecture Series

Enjoy a local expert discussing a topic of interest.

Event Details

“The people are what matter to government, and a government should aim to give all the people under its jurisdiction the best possible life,” is…not an FDR quote. Join us as we discuss Frances Perkins, the nation’s first female Cabinet Secretary, her life, work, and how she influenced FDR.  UIS professor Dr. Jason Pierceson will lead our discussion of her book The Roosevelt I Knew.