John Glenn: A Life of Service

John Glenn: Growing Up During The Great Depression

Clip | 2m 9s

Growing up during the Great Depression in New Concord, Ohio, John Glenn witnessed first-hand how President Franklin D. Roosevelt's government-sponsored initiatives could help the country. Glenn's father served as a foreman on a sewer project funded by the Work Projects Administration (WPA).

Aired: 07/17/13

Rating: NR

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Production support provided by The Ohio State University Department of Athletics.