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Roosevelt, Franklin D. (1882-1945) Address of the President at Chicago, Illinois

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00196.03 Author/Creator: Roosevelt, Franklin D. (1882-1945) Place Written: Chicago, Illinois Type: Typed document signed Date: 14 October 1936 Pagination: 6 p. ; 35 x 21 cm.

Summary of Content: Speech to businessmen signed at the end. Reports on the recovery the nation is experiencing since the Depression in many areas of business; banks, industry, railroads, farming, investments, etc. Criticizes the previous administration's focus on "high finance." Discusses the methods by which the government has improved business recently.

People: Roosevelt, Franklin Delano, 1882-1945
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Historical Era: Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945

Subjects: PresidentPresidential Speeches and ProclamationsGreat DepressionIndustryBankingRailroadEconomicsAgriculture and Animal HusbandryGovernment and CivicsNew Deal

Sub Era: The Great Depression

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