The Only Thing We Have To Fear Is Fear Itself

Created on Jul 25, 2016 by Kathy Pinna

On March 4th, 1933 was President Franklin D. Roosevelt's first inaugural speech addressing the fear of the nation.

Fear has often played a part of American politics, but when unemployment was almost 25% during the depths of the Great Depression, his speech provided hope to a nation that was suffering.

The most remembered part of his inaugural address was the phrase "The only thing we have to fear is fear itself"...

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President Roosevelt's first inaugural speech

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