PBS NewsHour

Gather ‘round to hear FDR’s first fireside chat

Clip: 03/12/2015 | 1m 10s

In our NewsHour Shares video of the day, we look back 82 years ago, when President Franklin D. Roosevelt delivered the first of 30 “fireside chats.” His radio addresses helped to comfort and build confidence among Americans during the height of the Great Depression.

Aired: 03/12/15

Rating: NR

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