President Franklin Roosevelt, Day of Infamy Speech

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President Franklin Roosevelt, Day of Infamy Speech

Subject

Pearl Harbor, World War II

Description

On December 7, 1941, the Empire of Japan bombed Pearl Harbor Naval Base, Hawaii.

On December 8, President Roosevelt delivered the "Day of Infamy" speech; 81 percent of the nation listened on radio.

Within an hour, the United States Congress formally declared war against Japan and the country officially entered World War II.

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Format

Video, mp4, 7:44min

Language

English

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Citation

“President Franklin Roosevelt, Day of Infamy Speech,” Omeka + Scripto, accessed September 23, 2017, http://scripto.org/omeka/items/show/9.

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  1. FDR's Day of Infamy Speech.mp4