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FDR and the Democratic National Convention “I pledge you, I pledge myself, to a new deal for the American people” – Franklin D. Roosevelt This now famous line was uttered by FDR during his acceptance speech at the 1932 Democratic National Convention. FDR was nominated as the Democrat’s presidential candidate four times – 1932, 1936, … Continue reading Found in the Archives

This Week in Roosevelt History: July 15-21

July 18, 1940: FDR was nominated for an unprecedented third term as president. ER addressing the Democratic National Convention in Chicago. July 18, 1940 FDR Library Photo Collection. NPx. 69-96. ********** Did you know: On July 18, 1939 FDR released a public statement on the necessity of revision of the neutrality laws, saying that failure … Continue reading This Week in Roosevelt History: July 15-21

This Week in Roosevelt History: July 1-7

July 2, 1932: FDR accepts the Democratic Party nomination for president at the convention in Chicago; declaring “a New Deal for the American people.” Franklin D. Roosevelt en route from Albany to Chicago to address the Democratic National Convention and accept the nomination for President. July 2, 1932 FDR Library Photo Collection. NPx. 61-238.   … Continue reading This Week in Roosevelt History: July 1-7

This Week in Roosevelt History: July 15-21

July 18, 1940: FDR was nominated for an unprecedented third term as president. ER addressing the Democratic National Convention in Chicago. July 18, 1940 FDR Library Photo Collection. NPx. 69-96. ********** The New Deal Estore is a great place to shop for Roosevelt related books, gifts, and other treasures from the New Deal Store at … Continue reading This Week in Roosevelt History: July 15-21

This Week in Roosevelt History: July 1-7

July 2, 1932: FDR accepts the Democratic Party nomination for president at the convention in Chicago; declaring “a New Deal for the American people.” Franklin D. Roosevelt en route from Albany to Chicago to address the Democratic National Convention and accept the nomination for President. July 2, 1932 FDR Library Photo Collection. NPx. 61-238. ********** … Continue reading This Week in Roosevelt History: July 1-7