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US President Franklin Roosevelt delivering his annual State of the Union speech to the US Congress, 6 Jan 1941

Caption   US President Franklin Roosevelt delivering his annual State of the Union speech to the US Congress, 6 Jan 1941 ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States National Archives
Identification Code   208-CN-3992
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Franklin Roosevelt   Main article  Photos  
Photos on Same Day 6 Jan 1941
Photos at Same Place Washington, DC, United States
Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 13 Sep 2009

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1. Commenter identity confirmed David Stubblebine says:
23 Dec 2020 09:02:33 PM

This photograph is often captioned as being from President Roosevelt’s address to Congress on 8 Dec 1941 following the Pearl Harbor Attack (the “Day of Infamy” speech) but this is not likely. The FDR Library says this is not from Dec 1941 but from a State of the Union address in 1941 or 1942, most likely 1941. The 1941 State of the Union address was Roosevelt’s famous “Four Freedoms” speech.

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