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Audio of historic Roosevelt address at Queen's

 
2009-08-18

Seventy-one years ago, U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt gave an historic speech at Queen's, as he was accepting an honorary degree.

At the time of Roosevelt's visit to campus, the population of Kingston was just 25,000 and Queen's enrolment was at 2,000.

To listen to the address, click on the link below, or the speech can be found on iTunesU.

http://www.queensu.ca/resources/media/FDR-1938-08-18-QueensUniversityKingston.mp3

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