U.S. At War: NATIONAL SERVICE ACT

In his eleventh message to Congress on the State of the Union, President Roosevelt gave assurance that "there were no secret treaties or political or financial commitments" made at Cairo and Teheran, declared that a basic essential for future peace is "a decent standard of living for all individual men and women and children in all nations" and proposed for the U.S. an "economic bill of rights" which showed that the New Deal is far from dead in the heart of its great sponsor. But the big news of his message—read to Congress by clerks while he nursed his vanishing flu—was...

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