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Governor Langer sent this telegram to Franklin Delano Roosevelt on the eve of the future President's inauguration on March 3, 1933. The next day, Roosevelt delivered a historic speech and told Americans that the "only thing we have to fear is...fear itself."
President Franklin Delano Roosevelt
William Langer, Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Langer, William, "Congratulatory Telegram to President Roosevelt, 1933" (1933). William Langer Papers. 4.