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Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness

Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness
Accepting the re-nomination of the Democratic Party in late June of 1936 in a speech in Philadelphia, Roosevelt cites life liberty and the pursuit of happiness as economic necessities as well as political rights. He refuses to apologize for a government that has sometimes erred on the side of charity.


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By washingtonpost.com Editor  |  October 29, 2008; 11:37 AM ET
Categories:  FDR's Fireside Chats  
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