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AUTHOR: Huey Pierce Long (1893–1935)
QUOTATION: Here is Democracy’s opportunity. Here is the opportunity to be of service to the people. Here is the chance for this party to have been of service to the people of the United States. Here is our chance to have been of help to the poor man. Here is our chance to have relieved him of the burdens and to have given him the benefits of a government that could have promoted the enterprises and furnished the conveniences and the facilities needed by every man, woman, and child in this country.
ATTRIBUTION: Senator HUEY LONG, remarks in the Senate, May 17, 1932, Congressional Record, vol. 75, p. 10394.
SUBJECTS: Democracy