In his January 7, 1943, State of the Union address, President Franklin Roosevelt detailed no legislative proposals but focused instead on the world war and the hope for swift and lasting peace. “Victory in this is war is the first and greatest goal before us. Victory in the peace is the next.” Vice President Henry Wallace (left) and House Speaker Sam Rayburn stand behind the president.
History, Art & Archives, U.S. House of Representatives, “President Franklin Roosevelt’s 1943 State of the Union Address,” https://history.house.gov/Collection/Listing/PA2011/PA2011-07-0020/ (August 18, 2022)
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