Tag: World War II

Franklin Delano Roosevelt: Four Freedoms, Annual Message to Congress, 1941

Norman Rockwell's detailed illustration from the "Four Freedoms" series depicting diverse individuals in deep prayer and reflection.

In his 1941 annual message to Congress, President Franklin D. Roosevelt articulates the unparalleled external challenges that America faced at the time. Drawing parallels with past domestic crises and wars, FDR emphasizes the nation’s unwavering resolve to maintain its rights and the principles of peaceful commerce. He reaffirms America’s historic stance against enforced isolation and