Extract from Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s Address at the Dedication of the Thomas Jefferson Memorial in Washington, D.C.
|April 13, 1943|
Jefferson, across a hundred and fifty years of time, is closer by much to living men than many of our leaders of the years between.
Franklin D. Roosevelt, “Address at the Dedication of the Thomas Jefferson Memorial, Washington, D.C.,” 13 Apr. 1943. Published by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, eds., American Presidency Project (accessed 2014).