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Roosevelt, Franklin D., (1882-1945) Message from the President of the United States transmitting a report from the Secretary of State to the End that Legislation May Be Enacted Requesting the President to Invite the World Power Conference...

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09693.20 Author/Creator: Roosevelt, Franklin D., (1882-1945) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Pamphlet Date: 2 July 1935 Pagination: 3 p. ; 23.7 x 15.1 cm.

Summary of Content: One pamphlet entitled, "Message from the President of the United States transmitting a report from the Secretary of State to the End that Legislation May Be Enacted Requesting the President to Invite the World Power Conference...," dated July 2, 1935. The message consists of a report from the secretary of State recommending legislation to allow the president to invite the World Power Conference to hold the Third World Power Conference in the United States.

Background Information: The World Power Conference was established in 1924 as a group of experts in the energy field to discuss current and future energy issues. The conference has changed names twice, in 1968 ...the name was changed to World Energy Conference, and in 1989 it became the World Energy Council. The World Power Conference's third meeting took place in 1936 in Washington D.C. See More

People: Roosevelt, Franklin Delano, 1882-1945

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

Subjects: Great DepressionCongressHouse of RepresentativesPresidential Speeches and ProclamationsPresidentFundingFinance

Sub Era: The Great Depression

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