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Well, let's start, say, in the South, where a year ago the cotton growers got around 4 1/2, 5, 5 1/2 cents for their cotton. This year they made a pretty good crop, even after they had plowed a portion of it under; and, of course, they did get paid for that portion they did plow under.  >>more...>>

Title:     Sixty-Sixth Press Conference (Excerpts)
Author:    Roosevelt, Franklin D.
Date:     November 3, 1933

Publisher:     Works of Franklin D. Roosevelt
Type:     Press Conference

Listed Under:
Agricultural Policy
Civil Works Administration

Notes:     Reprinted in The Public Papers and Addresses of Franklin D. Roosevelt, Vol. 2, 1933, (New York City: Random House, 1938), p. 441.