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Franklin D. Roosevelt
FDR with his First Cabinet
In 1933, Roosevelt embarked on an ambitious effort to jump-start the economy through federal work and welfare policies called "The New Deal".
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Franklin D. Roosevelt's Last Presidential Term
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Franklin D. Roosevelt's capable handling of two major crises, the depression and WWII, earned him a legacy as one of the greatest U.S. multi-term presidents.
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Franklin D. Roosevelt Accepts Fourth Term Nomination
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Broadcast from a Pacific coast naval base to the Democratic National Convention in Chicago, Illinois, on July 20, 1944, Franklin D. Roosevelt accepts his party’s nomination for an unprecedented fourth presidential bid and speaks about postwar preparations now that victory is close at hand.
Franklin D. Roosevelt's Third Inaugural Address
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The only U.S. president ever elected to a third term, Franklin D. Roosevelt delivered his third inaugural address on January 20, 1941. His remarks stress America’s obligation to take action during the international crisis.
Franklin D. Roosevelt on New Deal Programs
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In his April 28, 1935, fireside chat radio broadcast, President Franklin D. Roosevelt praises the newly adopted Works Relief Program and discusses the new Social Security Act recently introduced in Congress.
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Franklin D. Roosevelt's First Inaugural Address
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