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FDR on Policing the World: Hitler's Threat

  • Aired: 11/01/2011
  • 02:01
  • Rating: NR
In 1938, Roosevelt faced growing aggression from Hitler, and broadcast a personal appeal to the German leader, asking him to halt further assaults. In reply, Hitler ridiculed the president with withering sarcasm.
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In 1938, Roosevelt broadcast a personal appeal to Hitler.
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