FDR praises the Constitution on this day in 1934

21 Aug

On this day in 1934, Franklin Roosevelt expounds on the significance of America’s venerated frame of government.

Writing to the commander of American Legion Post No. 10, in Newark, New Jersey, President Roosevelt says,

“The Constitution of the United States, framed nearly a century and a half ago by as high intelligence as our nation has ever produced, has been during all these years and still is our Magna Charta.”

Read this letter, written 78 years ago today . . .

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Posted by on August 21, 2012 in General


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