4th MARCH

March 4th ~ This Day in History video by History.com ~ 1933: At the height of the Great Depression, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was inaugurated as the 32nd president of the United States. In his famous inaugural address, delivered outside the east wing of the U.S. Capitol, Roosevelt outlined his “New Deal”, an expansion of the federal government as an instrument of employment opportunity and welfare, and also told Americans that “the only thing we have to fear is fear itself.” Although it was a rainy day in Washington, and gusts of rain blew over Roosevelt as he spoke, he still delivered a speech radiating optimism and competence, and a broad majority of Americans united behind their new president and his radical economic proposals to lead the nation out of the Great Depression| & see more about history on this day in the video…