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In advance of the address Roosevelt asked citizens to have a world map in front of them as they listened to him speak.
"I'm going to speak about strange places that many of them never heard of—places that are now the battleground for civilization," he told his speechwriters.
They had rolled down the windows and opened the car doors.
The one thing I dread is that my talks should be so frequent as to lose their effectiveness. Every time I talk over the air it means four or five days of long, overtime work in the preparation of what I say. Dear Sir: Being a citizen of little or no consequence I feel the utter futility of writing to the President at a time such as this, but I trust you will accept this letter in the spirit in which it was written.
Actually, I cannot afford to take this time away from more vital things. Secretary to the President The White House Washington. For me to sit down to write to any public official, whoever he may be, it must be prompted by a very special and appealing occasion or personality.
The fireside chats were a series of 30 evening radio addresses given by U. Roosevelt spoke with familiarity to millions of Americans about the promulgation of the Emergency Banking Act in response to the banking crisis, the recession, New Deal initiatives, and the course of World War II.
Roosevelt (known colloquially as "FDR") between 19.