Hail to the Chief: Franklin Delano Roosevelt, 32nd President of the U.S.

Yesterday, December 7, 1941, a date which will live in infamy, the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked!”

On January 6, 1942 Franklin Delano Roosevelt , 32nd President of the United States addressed the nation—his first State of the Union speech after the attack on Pearl Harbor and the declaration of war: ”We are fighting today for security, for progress, and for peace, not only for ourselves but for all men. . .”

And quoting from Genesis 1:26, Roosevelt concluded by saying, “We are inspired by a faith that goes back through all the years to the first chapter of the Book of Genesis: ‘God created man in His own image’. . ."

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