World War II: Prologue U.S.A.
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President Franklin D Roosevelt (FDR) speaking to joint session of Congress, " Yesterday, December 7, 1941 - a date which will live in infamy - the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan. Americans listening to radios as audio of speech continues. Men gathered round car radio. Big crowd in street, traffic stopped. Japanese diplomats Nomura and Kurusu leaving office. Press taking photos, flashbulb going off. Two young Caucasian couples in modern living room listening to radio. President Franklin D Roosevelt (FDR) speaking to joint session of Congress, With confidence in our armed forces - with the unbounding determination of our people - we will gain the inevitable triumph -- so help us God. Pull back to GV for applause at end of speech