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President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's first Fireside Chat may have been the greatest single utterance by an American President.

from Reader's Digest Magazine | May 2006

Top political advisor Jim Farley wrote that if judged by its impact, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s first Fireside Chat may have been the greatest single utterance by an American President. Hear some of history’s most revered prime-time radio speeches and read an excerpt from Jonathan Alter’s The Defining Moment, which examines FDR’s role in keeping hope alive during troubled times.

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