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I suppose that this particular stadium might be called "boondoggling"; but it is pretty good boondoggling. In creating these new monuments - for they are really monuments - we are thinking not only about very practical things like waterworks and sewage disposal plants and projects of that kind which every community needs.  >>more...>>

Title:     Remarks at the New Athletic Field, Niagara Falls, N. Y.
Author:    Roosevelt, Franklin D.
Date:     October 17, 1936

Publisher:     Works of Franklin D. Roosevelt
Type:     Speech

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Campaign Addresses
Public Works

Notes:     Reprinted in The Public Papers and Addresses of Franklin D. Roosevelt, Vol. 5, 1936, (New York City: Random House, 1938).