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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.

Publication Date

8-16-1941

Keywords

foreign relations, Atlantic Charter, World War II, U. S. Presidents, FDR, Rockland, Knox County

Disciplines

History | Radio

Collection Number

MS 608

Recording Number

Tape 27, part 1

Length of Audio Recording

23:49

Description of President Roosevelt’s Arrival in Rockland, Maine, After the Atlantic Conference

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