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October 5, 1937: FDR gives a campaign speech in Chicago calling for a “quarantine” of the aggressor nations.

 

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Did you know:

  • On October 7, 1942 FDR announced his plan to try war criminals after the war.
  • On October 5, 1944 FDR called for an end of poll taxes during a radio address.

 

July 2, 1932: FDR accepts the Democratic Party nomination for president at the convention in Chicago; declaring “a New Deal for the American people.”

Franklin D. Roosevelt en route from Albany to Chicago to address the Democratic National Convention and accept the nomination for President.
July 2, 1932
FDR Library Photo Collection. NPx. 61-238.

 

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Did you know:

  • On July 5, 1934 FDR landed in Cap Haitien, Haiti becoming the first president to visit Haiti while in office.
  • On July 4, 1940 FDR turned over his repository of personal and official papers at the FDR Library in Hyde Park to the government.

October 5, 1937: FDR gives a campaign speech in Chicago calling for a “quarantine” of the aggressor nations.

Franklin D. Roosevelt in Chicago, Illinois delivering his “Quarantine Speech.”
October 5, 1937
FDR Library Photo Collection. NPx. 74-20(489).

July 2, 1932: FDR accepts the Democratic Party nomination for president at the convention in Chicago; declaring “a New Deal for the American people.”

Franklin D. Roosevelt en route from Albany to Chicago to address the Democratic National Convention and accept the nomination for President.
July 2, 1932
FDR Library Photo Collection. NPx. 61-238.

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1934: A New Deal for Artists by Ann Prentice Wagner
FDR’s Alphabet Soup, New Deal America 1932-1939 by Tonya Bolden
Franklin D. Roosevelt and the New Deal by William E Leuchtenburg
Nature’s New Deal by Neil M. Maher
The Coming of the New Deal, the Age of Roosevelt by Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr.

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