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The Art of the Fireside Chat

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    "The illusory prosperity and feverish optimism which marked preceding years have given way to fearful economic insecurity and to wide-spread dispair."

    - Senator Rober M. La Follette Jr., 1931

    What you will do:

    • Examine the use of media by a modern president
    • Identify the effective communication techniques of the fireside chats
    • Communicate the accomplishments of the Roosevelt presidency
    Use the Art of the Fireside Chat worksheet attached below.

    Submit your written script on the next page.