United States President Franklin Roosevelt addresses farmers at the White House in Washington DC.
Washington DC USA Date:1937, May 15 Duration:1 min 49 sec Sound:Yes
U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt speaks to farmers in Washington DC. A large number of farmers in the lawn of the White House. President Roosevelt stands in the balcony of the White House and addresses the audience. A group of dignitaries behind the President. A number of microphones fixed on a railing. President Roosevelt addresses the farmers. He calls the audience pretty good looking. He says he has a few members of the Congress in captivity with him referring to the members of the House Agriculture Committee behind him. He informs the farmers that those who are non-supporters of the Agricultural Adjustment Administration (AAA) have been trying to mislead the people by lying about the farm program under which the U.S. was operating. The President says that each one of them should spread the fact that not a single program of the AAA plans the destruction of food crops in the United States in spite of what the people may read or hear.
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