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Franklin Roosevelt Broadcasting a Fireside Chat

In this black and white photograph by Harris and Ewing, President Franklin D. Roosevelt delivers his 13th Fireside chat describing the accomplishments of the 75th Congress, progress that has been made relating to the Great Depression, and the upcoming 1938 elections. President Roosevelt's fireside chats were one of the most well-remembered features of his presidency. He delivered 30 broadcasts between 1933 and 1944 and expanded the use of mass media technology to connect the president with the American public.
Harris & Ewing
Date of Work
June 24, 1938
National Archives and Records Administration