His Oval Office radio addresses were famously labeled “fireside Chats” and he called listening citizens “my friends.”
The day before the reorganized banks were to reopen, FDR spoke to the American people in the first of his “fireside chats”.
His fireside chats brought his reassuring “radiogenic” voice to millions of Americans still suffering from the Great Depression.
In his fireside Chats, FDR spoke to some 60 million or more Americans as if he were confiding frankly to a single friend.
Are there robes and fireside chats with goblets of sherry, that sort of thing?No, ha, nothing quite so effete.
Don't you think I am nice enough to have a fireside of my very own?
It was not twenty minutes before he was seated by his own fireside again.
And fireside happiness is less important than the meeting of an obligation!
They added something to the pleasure of the senses and to the comfort of his fireside.
Thus the two women talked the evening away, and were by no means sorry to be at their own fireside.