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These unhappy times call for the building of plans that rest upon the forgotten, the unorganized but the indispensable units of economic power, for plans like those of 1917 that build from the bottom up and not from the top down, that put their faith once more in the forgotten man at the bottom of the economic pyramid.  >>more...>>

Title:     Forgotten Man, The
Author:    Roosevelt, Franklin D.
Date:     April 7, 1932

Publisher:     Works of Franklin D. Roosevelt
Type:     Speech

Listed Under:
Campaign Addresses
Economic Policy

Notes:     Reprinted in The Public Papers and Addresses of Franklin D. Roosevelt, Vol. 1, 1928-32, (New York City: Random House, 1938), p. 624.