|But here is the challenge to our democracy: In this nation I see tens of millions of its citizens--a substantial part of its whole population - who at this very moment are denied the greater part of what the very lowest standards of today call the necessities of life. >>more...>>
Title: Inaugural Address, January 20, 1937
Author: Roosevelt, Franklin D.
Date: January 20, 1937
Publisher: Works of Franklin D. Roosevelt
- Economic Policy
- Inaugural Address
Notes: Reprinted in The Public Papers and Addresses of Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1937 Volume, (New York City: MacMillan Company, 1941), p.1.