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fireside chat

noun
1.
an informal address by a political leader over radio or television, especially as given by President Franklin D. Roosevelt beginning in 1933.
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Contemporary definitions for fireside chat
noun

an informal conversation

Word Origin

from radio addresses of U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt

noun

an informal radio or television address by a politician

Word Origin

from radio addresses of U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt

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