Bruce Springsteen, CBS News, Interview on 60 Minutes,
New York: 1996 Page 11 of the transcript

Mr. Springsteen:

"In my opinion, it was the failed policies; you know, that the efficiency of the economy is not the most paramount thing.

A country’s judged not by just its accomplishments, but by its compassion, the health and welfare of its citizens, you know.

That’s the—that’s the core of its spirit."