Audibly Speaking: Listening to History

Audibly Speaking: Listening to History


Latest Episodes

First Fireside Chat, The Banking Crisis, March 1933
May 17, 2021

Roosevelt’s first “fireside chat,” delivered just days after being sworn in as president, was one of his finest.  The entire banking system had collapsed prior to the speech. His task was to reassure Americans that their deposits were safe.

Nine Days
April 26, 2021

The Need to Remember: Fighting Back Against Bigotry toward Asian Americans
April 17, 2021

The shocking attacks against Asian Americans in 2021 are outgrowths of a long history of bigotry against these, our fellow citizens. Besides bringing shame to America’s claim of “liberty and justice for all,