Families Listen to President Franklin D. Roosevelt Deliver A "Fireside Chat" Ca. 1930sUnknown - 1930
During the Great Depression, President Franklin D. Roosevelt used the medium of radio to deliver a series of "Fireside Chats". In the broadcasts, Roosevelt attempted to garner public support for his New Deal programs. The increasing use of broadcast technology revolutionized the presidency. As presidents became more responsible for directly communicating with the public, charisma and rhetorical style played increasingly important roles in defining the effectiveness of a president.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : , WPA Film Library, , 
Copyright Date: ©1930
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