Friday, January 18, 2019
In June he addressed the Philadelphia Manufacturers Club, where he urged patience as he struggled to steer the country toward more prosperous times. "The distrust of the present will not be relieved by a distrust in the future," he declared, to applause. "A patriot makes a better citizen than a pessimist."
-Robert W. Merry, President McKinley: Architect of the American Century