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FILE — President Franklin D. Roosevelt prepares to begin his first fireside chat to the American people in this March 12, 1933 file photo. Speaking to the nation on radio from the White House in Washington, Roosevelt explained in simple langauge the measures he was taking to solidify the nation’s shaky banking system. Roosevelt had been in office less than 100 days. (AP Photo/File) ORG XMIT: WX30