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As I look upon Bonneville Dam today, I cannot help the thought that instead of spending, as some nations do, half their national income in piling up armaments and more armaments for purposes of war, we in America are wiser in using our wealth on projects like this which will give us more wealth, better living and greater happiness for our children.  >>more...>>

Title:     Address at Bonneville Dam, Oregon
Author:    Roosevelt, Franklin D.
Date:     September 28, 1937

Publisher:     Works of Franklin D. Roosevelt
Type:     Campaign Address

Listed Under:
Hydro-Electric Power
Public Works

Notes:     Reprinted in The Public Papers and Addresses of Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1937 Volume, (New York City: MacMillan Company, 1941), p. 387.