Betraying the Legacy of FDR, Eisenhower, and Other Great Infrastructure Presidents

Brigham McCown

More than 75 years ago, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt dedicated the Boulder Dam (now the Hoover Dam), calling it “an engineering victory of the first order-another great achievement of American resourcefulness, American skill and determination.” Indeed it was. Built during the Great Depression, the project created thousands of jobs, guaranteed a reliable water supply for …

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