John Kasson, The Little Girl Who Fought the Great Depression
A cultural historian, Kasson brings to light, the impact of Shirley Temple on a bleak era in American history. Telling us how, with her films focusing so much on emotional healing, was the much needed salve to heal a broken country. Becoming, in essence, a compliment to the New Deal policies of FDR.
Aired: 06/20/14Video has closed captioning.