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President Franklin Roosevelt’s “Day of Infamy” Speech

President Franklin Roosevelt’s “Day of Infamy” Speech

12/8/1941
Collection BRDLY: John G. Bradley Papers

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This sound recording captures a speech delivered by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt before a joint session of Congress on December 8, 1941, in which the President asked for a Declaration of War against Japan, marking the entry of the United States into World War II. The speech was given the day after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.

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