June 23

Michael Shaara, author of “Killer Angels,” born

June 23, 1929

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FDR delivers last fireside chat

June 23, 1944

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  • Lesson 1: FDR's Fireside Chats: The Power of Words
    Lesson Plan / History & Social Studies
    Lesson 1: FDR's Fireside Chats: The Power of Words

    In this lesson which focuses on two of FDR's Fireside Chats, students gain a sense of the dramatic effect of FDR's voice on his audience, see the scope of what he was proposing in these initial speeches, and make an overall analysis of why the Fireside Chats were so successful.