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FDR’s Prayer

I was very glad that Trump the other day read from FDR’s D-Day Prayer, one of the great short speeches of the 20th Century (and, I believe, an eloquent statement of American nationalism). Listen to it and you realize why FDR dominated the radio, and why even Ronald Reagan always spoke of the impact hearing that voice had on him:

Rich Lowry is the editor of National Review. He can be reached via email: comments.lowry@nationalreview.com. 

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