Post Tagged with: "Franklin D. Roosevelt"

Profile America: Credit Where Credit Is Due

In 1934, President Roosevelt signed the Federal Credit Union Act, promoting the nationwide formation of credit unions.

Profile America: Early Presidential Radio

Profile America: Early Presidential Radio

EARLY PRESIDENTIAL RADIO   The history of radio and the presidency seems to center entirely on Franklin Roosevelt’s famous “fireside chats” beginning in 1933 in the depths of the Depression. But the first president to address the nation from the […]

by · February 22, 2016 · Politics, Profile America
Profile America: Minimum Wage

Profile America: Minimum Wage

MINIMUM WAGE The business world was confronted with a new idea on this date in 1914, when Henry Ford¬†announced that he would reduce the workday from nine to eight hours and pay his factory assembly line workers a minimum wage […]

by · January 5, 2016 · Profile America