History Film Series Presents: 'The Civilian Conservation Corps'

For immediate release

Release dated: 
March 13, 2013
Media contacts: 

Megan Lawson • Marketing and Communications • 651-259-3141 • megan.lawson@mnhs.org

Jessica Kohen • Marketing and Communications • 651-259-3148 • jessica.kohen@mnhs.org

Quick facts: 

Event: History Film Series: "The Civilian Conservation Corps"
Date: Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Time: 7 to 9 p.m.
Place: Charles A. Lindbergh Historic Site, 1620 Lindbergh Dr. S., Little Falls
Cost: Free
Call for more information 320-616-5421
Website: http://www.mnhs.org/lindbergh

History Film Series Presents: 'The Civilian Conservation Corps'

FDRThe Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), created by President Franklin D. Roosevelt during his first term in office, created jobs for millions of unemployed Americans reeling from the Great Depression. This PBS American Experience documentary delves into the CCC, which created work through planting trees, fighting fires and maintaining roads and trails, making it one of the most admired New Deal experiments.

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