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Franklin D. Roosevelt

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FDR – Statue Of Liberty – October 28, 1936 – Past Daily Reference Room

Become a Patron! On October 28, 1936, President Roosevelt celebrated the 50th anniversary of the dedication of The Statue of Liberty. So, 127 years ago the Statue of Liberty was unveiled. It has come to symbolize a lot of things, and come to symbolize much that’s been forgotten and ignored....

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September 30, 1934 – FDR Has A Few Words About Government

Patrons and Subscribers: Become a Patron! President Roosevelt Fireside Chat – Recovery, Banks and Government – September 30, 1934 News for this day had much to do with the continuing efforts at recovery, stability and getting America back to work – trying to undo the tangle of economic collapse and...

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September 27, 1938 – “Because Of A Quarrel In A Faraway Country, Between People Of Whom We Know Nothing” – Neville Chamberlain

Patrons get perks – join up and find out: Become a Patron! News for this September 27th in 1938 was grim. The crisis in Munich was rapidly coming to a boil and it seemed at the time inevitable that war would break out. British Prime Minister Chamberlain, exhausted from the...

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February 12, 1943 – President Roosevelt Addresses The White House Correspondents Dinner – Past Daily Reference Room

President Franklin Roosevelt – Address to the White House Correspondents Dinner – Feb. 12, 1943 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 12 was Abraham Lincoln’s birthday – this address given by FDR on the occasion of Lincoln’s Birthday was also an assessment of the recently concluded Casablanca Conference. Here...

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The White House Coup Of 1934 – Past Daily Reference Room

The White House Coup Of 1934 – BBC Radio 4 Documentary – September 21, 2008 – BBC Radio 4 – The White House Coup of 1934, or The Business Plot as it’s been referred to over the years. The Business Plot was an alleged political conspiracy in 1933 in the...