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Economy Watch Archive: FDR's Fireside Chats

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First Inaugural Address

First Inaugural Address On March 4, 1933 Roosevelt gave his first inaugural address. He faced a world in which France and England were nationalizing sick industries, Germany and Italy were racing towards military dictatorships, and, at home, Americans were questioning...

By washingtonpost.com Editor  |  November 26, 2008; 11:59 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Second Inaugural Address

Second Inaugural Address Roosevelt declares his unwillingness to accept the notion that one third of the nation can be regarded as superfluous in, saying, "We are determined to make every American citizen the subject of his country's interest and concern."...

By washingtonpost.com Editor  |  November 20, 2008; 9:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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"Do-Nothing" Government

'Do-Nothing' Government FDR blasts previous administrations for ignoring mounting problems and shunning the needs of Americans. He says he will fight for "low interest rates, better banking, for the regulation of security issues...and against the costs added by monopoly and...

By washingtonpost.com Editor  |  November 11, 2008; 5:29 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Immigrants

Immigrants On October 8, 1936, the 50th birthday of the Statue of Liberty, Roosevelt praises immigrants old and new, saying that their search for peace and freedom transcends class, place of birth and all other considerations. Note: Please upgrade your...

By washingtonpost.com Editor  |  November 6, 2008; 5:29 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Love of Liberty for All

Love of Liberty for All "Liberty is the air that we Americans breathe." At the Harvard tercentenary in September of 1936, Roosevelt reminds the other alums that their love of liberty and truth is a virtue shared with all their...

By washingtonpost.com Editor  |  November 3, 2008; 3:55 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Older Entries in This Category »

Saving the Farms, washingtonpost.com Editor , October 30, 2008
Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness, washingtonpost.com Editor , October 29, 2008
The Happiness of All, washingtonpost.com Editor , October 28, 2008
Dangers of Individualism, washingtonpost.com Editor , October 27, 2008
Works Progress Administration, washingtonpost.com Editor , October 23, 2008
Recovery Progress, washingtonpost.com Editor , October 20, 2008
New Deal, washingtonpost.com Editor , October 17, 2008
Bank Failures, Bob Greiner , October 9, 2008
 
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