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History proves that dictatorships do not grow out of strong and successful governments but out of weak and helpless governments. If by democratic methods people get a government strong enough to protect them from fear and starvation, their democracy succeeds, but if they do not, they grow impatient.  >>more...>>

Title:     On the Current Recession
Author:    Roosevelt, Franklin D.
Date:     April 14, 1938

Publisher:     Works of Franklin D. Roosevelt
Type:     Fireside Chat

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Economic Conditions
Fireside Chats