Saturday February 8th 2020

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“In the future days,
which we seek to make secure,
we look forward to a world founded upon
four essential human freedoms.

The first is freedom of speech and expression–
everywhere in the world.

The second is freedom of every person to worship God
in his own way–everywhere in the world.

The third is freedom from want
–which, translated into world terms,
means economic understandings which will secure
to every nation a healthy peacetime life for its inhabitants
-everywhere in the world.

The fourth is freedom from fear
–which, translated into world terms,
means a world-wide reduction of armaments
to such a point and in such a thorough fashion
that no nation will be in a position to commit
an act of physical aggression against any neighbor
–anywhere in the world.”
~ Franklin D. Roosevelt

Franklin Delano Roosevelt (January 30, 1882  April 12, 1945)(aged 63) The 32nd President of the United States and a central figure in world events during the mid-20th century, leading the United States during a time of worldwide economic crisis and world war. The only American president elected to more than two terms, he forged a durable coalition that realigned American politics for decades… Source | More

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