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Quotation by Franklin D. Roosevelt
acceptance speech at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia (June 27, 1936) ed. Samuel I. Rosenman, The Public Papers and Addresses of Franklin D. Roosevelt 13 vols., New York (1938-1950) annual message to Congress The Penguin Book of Twentieth Century Speeches, ed. Brian MacArthur (1992) annual message to Congress (Jan. 4, 1933) ed. Samuel I. Rosenman, The Public Papers and Addresses of Franklin D. Roosevelt, 13 volumes, New York (1938-1950) Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., The Politics of Upheaval Houghton Mifflin Co. (1960) David Dallek, Franklin D. Roosevelt and American Foreign Policy: 1932-1945 Oxford University Press (1979)
It is not unkind to say, from the standpoint of scenery alone, that if many, and indeed most, of our American national parks were to be set down on the continent of Europe thousands of Americans would journey all the way across the ocean in order to see their beauties.
Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882–1945), U.S. president. The Wit and Wisdom of Franklin D. Roosevelt, On America, p. 6, eds. Peter and Helen Beilenson, Peter Pauper Press (1982).
On the beauty and grandeur of national parks.
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