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The President's Address
I wish I could look into your faces tonight. You have made me very happy -- more happy than I can express in words. Though I cannot be with you, I want each and every one of you to know and feel that I deeply and sincerely appreciate all that you have done for the cause -- all of the inspiration which you have applied to it. I am especially grateful not only to the national committee but to the local chairmen of the local committees who have worked so hard, and also to the press, to the radio, and to the news reels who have visualized for the whole country the need and the reasons for this great national campaign....
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Title: The President's Address
Creator: Franklin D. Roosevelt (author)
Date: January 30, 1937
Format: Speech
Publication: The President's Birthday Magazine
Publisher: National Committee for the Birthday Ball for the President to Fight Infantile Paralysis
Source: Franklin D. Roosevelt Library
Control no.: RJ 496 P2 P7 1937
Location: p.5
Keywords: Advocacy; Birthday Balls; Carl Byoir; Charity; Diagnoses & Diseases; Disease; Doctors; Economics; Franklin D. Roosevelt; Fundraising; Henry L. Doherty; Keith Morgan; Media; Medical Professionals; Medicine; Physical Disability; Polio; Public Relations; Radio; Service Organizations; Social Welfare & Communities; Voluntarism
Topics: Institutions, Organizations & Corporations; Social Movements & Advocacy
Funding Support Provided By: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute