Folks, nothing has changed. This is exactly the same approach the federal government takes today -- which is why we're in this mess. What was that they say about those who forget history?
(HT: LRC Blog)
The overall socialist slant of the film is pretty obvious (hey, it's FDR, for crying out loud), but I also noticed a more subtle endorsement of socialism. Did you catch it? Look for it at the 7:30 point in the video:idiotic statement: "I've abandoned free-market principles to save the free-market system." It just doesn't get any more obvious than that.