The Presidency

Franklin D. Roosevelt's Fireside Chats

Herman Eberhardt showed an NBC radio microphone from the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, where he is a supervisory… read more

Herman Eberhardt showed an NBC radio microphone from the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, where he is a supervisory curator. The microphone was used when FDR delivered his fireside chats. We learned why these talks were so effective in rallying a desperate nation during the Great Depression -- and we heard an excerpt from FDR’s 1933 radio broadcast on the banking crisis. The Roosevelt library provided the video. close

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Franklin D. Roosevelt's Fireside Chats

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Program ID:
511771-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Hyde Park, New York, United States
First Aired:
May 30, 2021 | 9:28pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Jun 05, 2021 | 1:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • May 30, 2021 | 9:28pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 31, 2021 | 1:29am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 05, 2021 | 1:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 3