Speeches [sound recording], 1943, 1954.


Speeches [sound recording], 1943, 1954.

Tape recording of a speech by Churchill following the Ottawa Conference, 31 August 1943; and a disc recording of "His Finest Hour," a tribute to Churchill on his eightieth birthday, 30 November 1954, NBC, featuring the voices of Sir Anthony Eden, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Prime Minister Louis St. Laurent, and Premier Paul Reynaud. Disc recording number 127 of an edition limited to 950 copies.

1 tape recording and1 disc recording.

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Ottawa Conference, August 1943.

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Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965

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Franklin Delano Roosevelt was born on January 30, 1882, in Hyde Park, New York. He was the son of James (lawyer, financier) and Sara (Delano) Roosevelt. He married Anna Eleanor Roosevelt on March 17, 1905, and had six children: Anna, James, Franklin, Elliott, Franklin Jr., John. He received his B.A. from Harvard in 1904 and later attended Columbia University Law School. Roosevelt was admitted to the Bar in 1907 and worked for the Carter, Ledyard, and Milburn firm in New York City from 1907 to 19...