This is Your Story - The Progressive Story of America. Pass It On.
Text of speech to the Take Back America conference
sponsored by the Campaign for America's Future
June 4, 2003
Thank you for this award and for this occasion. I don't deserve either, but as George Burns said, I have arthritis and I don't deserve that, either.
Tomorrow is my 69th birthday and I cannot imagine a better present than this award or a better party than your company.