Date 14 February 1934
Author Franklin D. Roosevelt
Title Excerpt from Presidential Press Conference, 14 February 1934
Description Press conference excerpt
Location The Public Papers and Addresses of Franklin D. Roosevelt, Vol. I (New York: Random House, 1938).
 
Question: The house today takes up the tax bill and, among other things, there will be a controversy over there about depreciation charges. There has been something said about depreciation charges on the barns on your farm. Have you thought about that problem of depreciation?

President: Yes a great deal.

Question: What can you tell us?