On Our Way Author:Franklin D. Roosevelt This book is a summary in Franklin D. Roosevelt's own words of his first year as President. He discusses purpose, policies and legislation implemented to pull the United States out of the Great Depression and move forward. — From Roosevelt's own forward: — "This book, without argument and without extended explanation, seeks to set forth simply the... more » many significant events of a very busy year.  was a year of redemption and consummation - the redemption of pledges to the people of America and the consummation of the hopes of the many who looked forward to to a better ordered common life. I am setting forth the milestones that mark the achievement of a new public policy.
"Some people have sought to describe that policy as revolutionary: perhaps it is. It is revolutionary, however, only in the sense that the measures adopted and the purposes they seek differ from those that were used before. If it is a revolution, it is a peaceful one, achieved without violence, without the overthrow of the purposes of established law and without the denial of just treatment to any individual or class."« less