The Fireside Chats

Franklin D. ROOSEVELT (1882 - 1945)

President Franklin Delano Roosevelt thirty radio addresses made throughout his terms as President of the United States between 1933 and 1944. The speeches are snapshots of American life during the turbulent decade that included the Great Depression and World War II. (Summary by Jill Engle)

Genre(s): War & Military, Modern (20th C)

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 March 12, 1933 Maria Kasper
00:12:16
Play 02 May 7, 1933 Maria Kasper
00:21:22
Play 03 July 24, 1933 Michael Fassio
00:19:50
Play 04 October 22, 1933 Michael Fassio
00:17:41
Play 05 June 28, 1934 Bill Boerst
00:17:16
Play 06 September 30, 1934 Linda Johnson
00:26:12
Play 07 April 28, 1935 Linda Johnson
00:24:29
Play 08 September 6, 1936 VfkaBT
00:23:19
Play 09 March 9, 1937 Part One Linda Johnson
00:17:28
Play 10 March 9, 1937 Part Two Linda Johnson
00:16:55
Play 11 October 12, 1937 Maria Kasper
00:21:01
Play 12 April 14, 1938 Part One Maria Kasper
00:16:13
Play 13 April 14, 1938 Part Two Maria Kasper
00:15:10
Play 14 June 24, 1938 Melvin Lee
00:24:40
Play 15 September 3, 1939 TriciaG
00:08:49
Play 16 May 26, 1940 Part One Michael Fassio
00:14:14
Play 17 May 26, 1940 Part Two Michael Fassio
00:13:39
Play 18 September 11, 1941 Larry Wilson
00:20:00
Play 19 December 9, 1941 Larry Wilson
00:19:47
Play 20 February 23, 1942 Part One Melvin Lee
00:15:12
Play 21 February 23, 1942 Part Two Melvin Lee
00:15:39
Play 22 April 28, 1942 Part One BettyB
00:12:32
Play 23 April 28, 1942 Part Two BettyB
00:12:19
Play 24 September 7, 1942 Michael Fassio
00:21:38
Play 25 October 12, 1942 Michael Fassio
00:22:47
Play 26 May 2, 1943 BettyB
00:15:05
Play 27 July 28, 1943 BettyB
00:22:43
Play 28 September 8, 1943 larryhayes7
00:11:28
Play 29 December 24, 1943 BettyB
00:21:19
Play 30 June 5, 1944 Jill Engle
00:10:46
Play 31 June 23, 1944 BettyB
00:10:48