Quotation by Franklin D. Roosevelt

Prosperous farmers mean more employment, more prosperity for the workers and the business men of ... every industrial area in the whole country.
Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882–1945), U.S. president. FDR Speaks authorized edition of speeches, 1933-1945 (recordings of Franklin Roosevelt's public addresses), Boston campaign speech (Oct. 30, 1940), ed. Henry Steele Commager, Introduction by Eleanor Roosevelt, Washington Records, Inc. (1960).

The President was immensely proud of the farm subsidy program. He considered himself a farmer by virtue of his tree farm at the family estate, Springwood, and he was convinced that the decline of purchasing power of American farmers between 1920 and 1932 was a major contributing cause of the Depression.
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