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FDR Brief, Informal Remarks to School Children in Piedmont Park, Atlanta, Nov. 29, 1935


Brief Informal Remarks to School Children,
Piedmont Park, Atlanta, Ga., Nov. 29, 1935

This is a wonderful reception that you have given me. I am here to extend my greetings through you to all of the boys and girls of Georgia.

I am glad you sang “My Country ‘Tis of Thee”, and I am glad you repeated that fine oath of allegiance to the United States. Good-bye.

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