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In the relatively short span of 25 years — from his first national campaign in 1920 to his death in the first year of his fourth term as President in 1945 — Franklin Delano Roosevelt delivered hundreds of speeches, many of them masterly orations.
Perhaps the finest speechmaker in American history, FDR was a consummate expert at reading his audience. He could be dazzlingly i
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Paperback, Dover Thrift Editions, 176 pages
Published May 14th 1999 by Dover Publications (first published January 1st 199)
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Quite emotive and powerful in places
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Obsessed with FDR and this collection. I didn't realize how many common American "sayings" or ideas actually come from him.
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Franklin Delano Roosevelt, often referred to by his initials FDR, was the thirty-second President of the United States. Elected to four terms in office, he served from 1933 to 1945, and is the only U.S. president to have served more than two terms of office. He was a central figure of the 20th century during a time of worldwide economic crisis and world war.

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