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Franklin D. Roosevelt's Labor Day Address 1942

In an address to the nation on Labor Day 1942, President Franklin D. Roosevelt summarizes an earlier meeting with Congress in which he urged cooperation to pass his seven-point economic plan to fight inflation, which was presented to both houses on April 28.

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