September 5, 1939 – News Bulletin – FDR signs Neutrality proclamation – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – September 5, 1939 – As war got underway in Europe, America scrambled to distance itself, not wanting a repeat of 1917. FDR signed a proclamation pledging neutrality – a 4,000 word document which...
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