Legacy Frances Perkins – Course Website

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The Life and Legacy of Frances Perkins 1:00-3:00 p.m.  6-week course begins Monday, 11/8      

Teacher: Michael Chaney
Email: mchaney@francesperkinscenter.org

Cohost: Judy Fiterman
Email: judyf20906@gmail.com

Course Syllabus

Frances Perkins’ Resignation Letter

Film of Frances Perkins Speaking:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NLNrBgKWiLw

Speech by Kristen Downey at Kansas City Library: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nCptni-Daq4

Town Meeting of the Air 12/19/1935 (audio): https://www.oldtimeradiodownloads.com/drama/americas-town-meeting-of-the-air/americas-town-hall-meeting-of-the-air-35-12-19-should-we-plan-for-social-security

Essay: “The Francis Perkins I Knew” by Chris Breiseth: http://francesperkinscenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/The-Frances-Perkins-I-Knew-by-Christopher-Breiseth.pdf

Film “The River” by Pare Lorentz: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nrDbkLUjjf0

Film “The Plow That Broke The Plains” by Pare Lorentz: https://youtu.be/W9gzzbTgzzA

Exhibit and photos by Walker Evans, Portland Museum.

Bibliography and Websites of Note