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America 1930-1939: Government and Politics Research Article from American Decades

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The president arrived at the Democratic National Convention to accept his renomination on 27 June and delivered one of his most frequently quoted speeches, attacking "economic royalists" who were seeking to impose a "new industrial dictatorship." The crowd of one hundred thousand people cheered uproariously as the president said,

Governments can err, Presidents do make mistakes, but the immortal Dante tells us that divine justice weighs the sins of the cold-blooded and the sins of the warmhearted in different scales.

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.

There is a mysterious cycle in human events. To some generations much is given. Of other generations much is expected. This generation of Americans has a rendezvous with destiny.

At the convention Roosevelt...

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