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Franklin D. Roosevelt addresses nation during fireside chat



Franklin D. Roosevelt, the only person to be elected president of the United States four times, was the father of the New Deal and directed the nation to victory in World War II. He is shown here delivering one of his popular Fireside Chats, a series of evening radio talks in which he explained his policies to the American people.

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