Description of the scene at Rockland, Maine, as reporters and members of the community await the docking of the USS Potomac and the return of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt to U. S. soil following thirteen days at sea to meet with British Prime Minister Winston Churchill. NBC presidential correspondent, Carleton Smith, relays the points made by the President during a brief press conference held aboard the boat. (The voice of the President is not captured within the audio.) Recorded August 16, 1941.
foreign relations, Atlantic Charter, World War II, U. S. Presidents, FDR, Rockland, Knox County
History | Radio
Tape 27, part 1
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WLBZ Radio, (August 16 1941) "Description of President Roosevelt’s Arrival in Rockland, Maine, After the Atlantic Conference". WLBZ Radio Station Records. MS 608. Tape 27, part 1. Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University of Maine.