|I address you, the Members of the Seventy-seventh Congress, at a moment unprecedented in the history of the Union. I use the word "unprecedented," because at no previous time has American security been as seriously threatened from without as it is today.
Title: Annual Message to the Congress, 1941
Author: Roosevelt, Franklin D.
Date: January 6, 1941
Publisher: Works of Franklin D. Roosevelt
- Congress, Messages to
- World War II
Notes: Reprinted in The Public Papers and Addresses of Franklin D. Roosevelt, Vol. 5, 1936, (New York City: Random House, 1938), p. 8.