By: Franklin D. Roosevelt
Date: January 6, 1941
Source: Roosevelt, Franklin D. "The Four Freedoms." State of the Union speech, January 6, 1941. Available at the Institute for the Study of Civic Values online at ; website home page: http://www.libertynet.org (accessed August 28, 2002).
About the Author: Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1882–1945), born in Hyde Park, New York, served as the thirty-second president of the United States, from 1933 to 1945. He became the only person in the nation's history to be elected to the presidency four times. Roosevelt is best remembered for leading the nation through two of its greatest challenges, the Great Depression and World War II (1939–1945). He died in office in April 1945.
When President Roosevelt made his State of the Union address to Congress on January 6, 1941,...
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