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Excerpt from "Inaugural Address, March 4, 1933"

Reprinted from The Public Papers and Addresses of Franklin D. Roosevelt: Volume Two, 1933
Published in 1938

"So, first of all, let me assert my firm belief that the only thing we have to fear is fear itself."

Franklin D. Roosevelt

" I pledge you—I pledge myself—to a new deal for the American people. Let us all here assembled constitute ourselves prophets of a new order of competence and of courage. This is more than a political campaign; it is a call to arms. Give me your help, not to win votes alone, but to win in this crusade to restore America to its own people." Franklin D. Roosevelt made this speech in acceptance of the nomination to be the Democratic candidate for president...

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