FDR’s words still ring true

Better the occasional faults of a Government that lives in a spirit of charity than the consistent omissions of a Government frozen in the ice of its own indifference.

From – Franklin Roosevelt’s Re-Nomination Acceptance Speech (1936) | The American Yawp Reader

Ken Burns is UPenn’s commencement speaker and just quoted this line from FDR’s second nomination acceptance speech.

Brilliant.


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