|Across The Fence: “…a date that will live in infamy.”|
|December 04, 2014 M. Timothy Nolting|
“Yesterday, December 7th 1941, a date that will live in world history.” So read the first line of the draft handed to President Franklin D. Roosevelt on the morning of December 8, 1941. The original draft of that speech shows that President Roosevelt drew a sharp line through the words ‘world history’ and boldly wrote ‘infamy.’ That speech and its opening line has been indelibly etched on the collective memories of generations of Americans. Its c...
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