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Interview with Dr. M. Santos, a Cuban Immigrant, between 1936 and 1939

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Courtesy of Library of Congress, Santos, M. "[Dr. M. Santos]," between 1936 and 1939


This document is an interview with Dr. M. Santos, a Cuban immigrant, and was interviewed in part for a program within the Works Progress Administration. His oral history included information about his time in Cuba and early days in the United States, as well as a rebuke of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and his philosophy toward business.

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Source-Dependent Questions

  • What are Dr. M. Santos' arguments against President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's policies?
  • What policies specifically might Santos be referring to?
  • Consider Santos' arguments about the consolidation of power in the hands of a few. How might this argument be contrary to other arguments about the New Deal?

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Santos, M. "[Dr. M. Santos]," between 1936 and 1939. Courtesy of Library of Congress