American President Franklin Roosevelt speaks on war-profit at an assembly meeting in Chautauqua, New York
Chautaugua New York USA Date:1936, August 14 Duration:7 min 39 sec Sound:Yes
U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt addresses large crowd gathered at a conference hall in Chautaqua, New York. He cautions against getting involved in foreign war. In his speech the President states "And so we offer to every nation in the world, the handclasp of the good neighbor." He suggests that the desire for war profits might promote war. He speaks of several problems persisting in the society including production monopoly, unemployment and profiteering. More buildings and factories should be constructed. America requires support of all peace loving citizens. America has chosen 'peace' against 'profit'. War could be averted by proper measures. America has all the necessary strength to defend herself and her neighborhood. America believes in democracy, freedom and peace'. Conference hall roars with sound of applause.
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