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The Little Girl Who Fought the Great Depression

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Review of ‘The Little Girl Who Fought the Great Depression’

On the heels of her death in February comes an intriguing new book examining the legacy of Shirley Temple. Author John F. Kasson confines his study to the child star’s impact on popular culture at a time when escapist entertainment was both luxury and dire necessity. The Little Girl Who Fought the Great Depression may…

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