President Franklin Roosevelt in his acceptance speech addresses the gathered delegates of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia's Convention Hall. Posters of Roosevelt and his running mate John Nance Garner. Roosevelt is surrounded by guards. In the nomination acceptance speech, he speaks of the courage of the American people in withstanding problems and facing challenges. He endorses the platform of the democratic convention. He insists on protection of the family and home, sustenance of democracy, and aid to those overtaken by disaster. He talks of the war in America being waged against want and destitution, as well as a war for the survival of democracy. Crowd cheers and claps to the words of President Roosevelt. Band playing "Happy Days are Here Again" at end of clip, which was had been the campaign song of the democratic party for the prior, 1932, presidential campaign.
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