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World War II: The Senate and the Nation's Capital
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Photo of President Franklin D. Roosevelt delivering the 'Day of Infamy' speech.
President Franklin D. Roosevelt delivers the 'Day of Infamy' speech to a joint session of Congress on December 8, 1941, the day after Japan attacked Pearl Harbor. [FDR Library, National Archives]