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Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations. 1989.

NUMBER: 1259
AUTHOR: Richard B. Russell (1897–1971)
QUOTATION: If we have to start over again with another Adam and Eve, then I want them to be Americans and not Russians, and I want them on this continent and not in Europe.
ATTRIBUTION: Senator RICHARD RUSSELL, remarks in the Senate during debate on the antiballistic missile, October 2, 1968, Congressional Record, vol. 114, p. 29175.
SUBJECTS: Nuclear war