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FDR’s First Draft of His “Day of Infamy” Speech, With His Notes

Following the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Franklin Roosevelt drafted his Dec. 8, 1941 speech to Congress without the aid of his speechwriters, dictating to secretary Grace Tully. This draft shows the quick annotations and edits that the President made on a first pass; an article in the National Archives’ magazine Prologue contains pages from...

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Pearl Harbor - capsizing USS Oklahoma, Dec 7 1941 COMPLETE BROADCAST 1941 (JAPANESE ATTACK ON PEARL HARBOR) "DAY OF INFAMY" Click image to listen to a sample audio.

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A Day of Infamy: 0bama Allows Anti-Israel Resolution to Pass. Congress Threatens to Defund UN over Anti-Israel Vote 0bama-Samantha Power.

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♥~12/7/2012 - Pearl Harbor Day (1941) “A date that will live in infamy,” 200 Japanese aircraft attacked Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, long considered the US “Gibraltar of the Pacific.” The raid, which lasted little more than one hour, left nearly 3,000 dead. The attack on Pearl Harbor forced the United States into WWII, a declaration of war was requested by President Roosevelt, and approved by Congress December 8, 1941.

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September 11th, 2001: Infamy Posted by Rev. Larry Wallenmeyer Admin II on September 11, 2013 at 1:48pm

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The Day of 1000

Apart from annual national holidays, history scarcely invokes events by the dates on which they occurred, but September 11 immediately joined the Fifth of November and the Ides of March as a day that would forever live in infamy.

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“A Date Which Will Live In Infamy” - On December 7, 1941, Japanese bombers attacked American troops at Pearl Harbor, catapulting the U.S. into World War II.

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