Roosevelt's guidance still comforting
One big difference: Back then, a worried nation had President Franklin D. Roosevelt and his fireside chats. In these radio broadcasts, Roosevelt explained the crisis of the moment and what steps he and Congress were taking to fix it. He ...
Remembering Roosevelt's First 'Fireside Chat'
Melissa Block remembers Franklin Delano Roosevelt's first "fireside chat" as president, which he delivered on March 12, 1933 ? 75 years ago Wednesday. Roosevelt had been in office just eight days and had little time to waste, as the country ...
The Fireside Chats
Millions of people found comfort and renewed confidence in these speeches, which became known as the "fireside chats." Franklin D. Roosevelt, the 32nd U.S. president (1933-1945), led the nation through both the Great Depression and World War II.
Book revives Roosevelt's 'fireside chats'
"Radio provided Franklin Roosevelt with the opportunity to deliver his message without the filter of the print media?This squire from the Hudson Valley, with his privileged lifestyle and aristocratic accent, became a friend to America's suffering men ...
Obama Should Make Roosevelt-Style Fireside Chats on the Banking Crisis
From Franklin Roosevelt's first fireside chat, delivered today, March 12, 1933, seventy-six years ago: I want to talk for a few minutes with the people of the United States ... point: President Roosevelt's first Fireside Chat was broadcast on radio at ...