an informal address by a political leader over radio or television, especially as given by President Franklin D. Roosevelt beginning in 1933.
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How to use fireside chat in a sentence
Outdoor fire pits are so versatile—they can serve as a gateway to s’mores heaven, lend warmth on cooler evenings, and provide the perfect setting for some cozy fireside chats catching up with family and friends you may not have seen.The 8 Best Outdoor Fire Pits for S’mores, Cuddling, and More | Korin Miller | August 27, 2021 | The Daily Beast
The conversational style is not new — its roots run through the speeches of Clinton and Ronald Reagan to the fireside chats of Franklin Roosevelt — but in the past few decades it has become the default.An anthology of great speeches, from the inspirational to the ominous | Jeff Shesol | July 9, 2021 | Washington Post
Mary Dillon, CEO of Ulta Beauty, kicked off the programming with a fireside chat on risk-taking and leadership with Emma Walmsley, CEO of GlaxoSmithKline, and Dina Powell McCormick, Goldman Sach’s global head of sustainability and inclusive growth.Beauty & Wellness Briefing: Inside Beauty Brand Ulta’s first-ever Diversity Week | Priya Rao | April 20, 2021 | Digiday
In-person networking and conversations were replaced with Zoom panels, chatboxes and pre-recorded fireside chats.‘The world of either is behind us’: Marketers predict the future of events will be a hybrid of online, in-person | Kimeko McCoy | April 14, 2021 | Digiday
For the more fun social stuff we had escape rooms and dumpling-making classes, and we also had news anchors from different markets do fireside chats.Shortage in mental health services fans flames of employee burnout | Jessica Davies | April 12, 2021 | Digiday
Jimmy Carter was initially viewed as charming when he held a fireside chat in a wool cardigan.
I havent time for a speech now, but tune in to Channel Thirteen tomorrow evening for my fireside chat.Satan and the Comrades | Ralph Bennitt
Of this class fireside chat was one of the best-known representatives.The Man Upstairs | P. G. Wodehouse