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  • Famous Speeches: “A Date Which Will Live in Infamy”

    On this date in 1941, U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt gave what has become one of the most famous speeches in American history. Here are a few things you may not have known about the “Infamy Speech.” On December 7, 1941, Japanese forces attacked the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, sinking six American ships […]

  • Roosevelt and His Court-Packing Plan

    On this date in 1937, U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt proposed a judicial reform bill that would have allowed him to appoint up to six new justices to the Supreme Court. Here are some things you might not know about what came to be known as Roosevelt’s Court-Packing plan. Roosevelt won the 1932 election on […]