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Roosevelt's famous Quarantine Speech, from the City where given...



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October 06, 1937

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Oct. 6, 1937 

* President Franklin D. Roosevelt
* Quarantine Speech (1st report)
* Best title to be had ? (rare)


The front page has great banner headline concerning what is known as F.D.R.'s Quarantine Speech: "EUROPE APPLAUDS ROOSEVELT" with subheads: "Speech On 'War Fears' Stirs Quick Action By League To Curb Japanese" "President in Chicago Says Peace Loving Lands Must Act".
With this historic speech Roosevelt suggests an international quarantine of the aggressor nations as an alternative to the political climate of American neutrality and non-intervention that was prevalent at the time. Although not specifically named, the countries implied were Italy, Japan, and Germany.
Page 2 has the full text of the speech. A notable document setting America's position on what would become World War II. Terrific to have in a newspaper from the city where the speech was given (FDR was in Chicago to dedicate a new bridge).
Complete with all 32 pages, rag edition in nice condition save for a few small binding holes along the spine.

Category: World War II