President Franklin Roosevelt's First Fireside Chat
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During Franklin D. Roosevelt’s presidency, he delivered a number of radio broadcasts which became known as fireside chats to inform and build public support for… read more
During Franklin D. Roosevelt’s presidency, he delivered a number of radio broadcasts which became known as fireside chats to inform and build public support for his administration’s efforts during the Great Depression, World War II, and the enactment of New Deal policies. This is President Roosevelt’s first fireside chat from March 12, 1933, titled, “The Banking Crisis.”
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