Summary Of On The New Deal And Liberty By Eric Foner

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In the book, Voices of Freedom by Eric Foner, an essay called “On the New Deal and Liberty” written by Herbert hoover critiques the new deal of Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1936. Herbert has a totally different perspective of the New Deal and disagrees what FDR has to say. Herbert Hoover believes FDR’s New Deal is not going to be a successful solutions. Hoover says that FDR New Deal is “…crippling and possibly the destruction of the freedom of men. Hoover wants the government to take a step however, FDR wants to intervene with the government.
In 1933, there were 13 million people out of work and many more found themselves working fewer hours, banks closed and farms went bankrupt. In 1936, Hoover accused his successor (FDR) of endangering fundamental

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