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President Franklin Roosevelt, Day of Infamy Speech

FDR's Day of Infamy Speech.mp4

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Senators and Representatives, I have the distinguished honor of presenting the President of the United States.

[Applause and cheering]

Mr. Vice President, Mr. Speaker, members of the Senate, of the House of Representatives. Yesterday, December 7th, 1941, a date which will live in infamy. United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the empire of Japan. The United States was at peace with that nation and at the solicitation of Japan, was still in conversation with its government and its emperor looking toward the maintenance of peace in the Pacific.