Fireside Chat, May 7, 1933
President Roosevelt explains the reasons for the extraordinary powers he has been forced to use. He says that many people will be put back to work through the Civilian Conservation Corps and mentions improvements that will be made to the Tennessee Valley. He also discusses general strategies as well as other specific measures, for example the Farm Relief Bill and the Railroad Bill. Roosevelt describes the government's role in enforcing fair agreements and practices within industry. He also feels that it will take world prosperity to ensure American prosperity.