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" I have said this before, but I shall say it again and again and again : Your boys are not going to be sent into any foreign wars. "
Presidential Courage: Brave Leaders and How They Changed America 1789-1989 - Page 187
by Michael R. Beschloss - 2007 - 400 pages
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The Rough Guide History of the USA

Greg Ward - 2004 - 418 pages
...programmes, and although he's against war he openly sympathizes with the Allies. Assuring voters that 'your boys are not going to be sent into any foreign wars', Roosevelt is comfortably re-elected, by 27 million to 22 million popular votes, and 449 to 82 electoral...
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Japan and North America: First contacts to the Pacific War, Volume 1

Ellis S. Krauss, Benjamin Nyblade - 2004 - 408 pages
...American parents: "And while I am talking to you mothers and fathers, I give you one more assurance. I have said this before, but I shall say it again...Your boys are not going to be sent into any foreign wars.5" Even up to the evening of December 6, 1941, America was badly divided as to whether the wars...
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Presidential Campaigns: From George Washington to George W. Bush

Paul F. Boller Jr. - 2004 - 496 pages
...another Civil War?" And so his appeal in Boston to the "mothers and fathers" of America was unqualified: "I have said this before, but I shall say it again...Your boys are not going to be sent into any foreign wars."10 There was an unprecedented turnout of voters on November 5, and Roosevelt overwhelmed Willkie...
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The Character Factor: How We Judge America's Presidents

James P. Pfiffner - 2003 - 224 pages
...housed and well fed. . . . And while I am talking to you fathers and mothers I give one more assurance. I have said this before, but I shall say it again,...Your boys are not going to be sent into any foreign wars.'1 When asked by his speechwriters why he dropped the usual qualifying phrase they had inserted...
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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the White House: Foolhardiness, Folly ...

David E. Johnson, Johnny Ray Johnson - 2004 - 247 pages
...Fish," with the appropriate sneer on the last syllable. In another speech Roosevelt spoke the lines, "I have said this before, but I shall say it again...and again: 'Your boys are not going to be sent into foreign wars.'" His speechwriter wanted to add the phrase "except in case of attack," but FDR refused....
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An Emotional Gauntlet: From Life in Peacetime America to the War in European ...

Stuart J. Wright - 2004 - 334 pages
...unprecedented third term as president, he made a public appearance in Boston and pledged to parents: "I shall say it again and again and again: Your boys are not going to be sent into any foreign wars." But with a diverse population of "hyphenated citizens" (Anglo-, Irish-, Italian-, Franco-, Chinese-,...
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Presidential Campaigns: From George Washington to George W. Bush

Paul F. Boller, Professor of History Paul F Boller - 2004 - 479 pages
...to the "mothers and fathers" of Amerita was unqualified: "l have said this before, but 1 shall sav it again and again and again: Your boys are not going to be sent into anv forergn wars." There was an unprecedented turnout of voters on November 5. and Roosevelt overwhelmed...
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to World War II

Mitchell Geoffrey Bard - 2004 - 398 pages
...talking to you mothers and fathers, I give you one more assurance. I have said before, but I shall say it again: Your boys are not going to be sent into any foreign wars. Even as he was making these public pronouncements, Roosevelt was admitting privately that "the time...
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The 1940s

Robert Sickels, Robert J. Sickels - 2004 - 269 pages
...itself to participating in World War II. In October of 1940, FDR publicly promised the nation that "[y]our boys are not going to be sent into any foreign wars." When asked if that would hold true if America was attacked, Roosevelt tellingly noted that in such...
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The Kennedy Curse: Why Tragedy Has Haunted America's First Family for 150 Years

Edward Klein - 2004 - 288 pages
...done for. "I have said this before, and I shall say it again and again and again," Roosevelt said. "Your boys are not going to be sent into any foreign wars." Joe stood for the ovation and clapped as loudly as all the rest. The Friday after Election Day, Joe...
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