The day before the reorganized banks were to reopen, FDR spoke to the American people in the first of his “fireside chats”.
His Oval Office radio addresses were famously labeled “fireside chats” and he called listening citizens “my friends.”
In his fireside chats, FDR spoke to some 60 million or more Americans as if he were confiding frankly to a single friend.
Are there robes and fireside chats with goblets of sherry, that sort of thing?No, ha, nothing quite so effete.
His fireside chats brought his reassuring “radiogenic” voice to millions of Americans still suffering from the Great Depression.
Days passed and still the tragic fate of the hapless lovers held a place in fireside chats.
an informal radio or television address by a politician
from radio addresses of U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt