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• Franklin D. Roosevelt
Proclamation 2038 - Calling Congress into Extraordinary Session
March 5, 1933
By the President of the United States of America
A Proclamation

Whereas public interests require that the Congress of the United States should be convened in extra session at twelve o'clock, noon, on the Ninth day of March, 1933, to receive such communication as may be made by the Executive;

Now, Therefore, I, Franklin D. Roosevelt, President of the United States of America, do hereby proclaim and declare that an extraordinary occasion requires the Congress of the United States to convene in extra session at the Capitol in the City of Washington on the Ninth day of March, 1933, at twelve o'clock, noon, of which all persons who shall at that time be entitled to act as members thereof are hereby required to take notice.

In Witness Whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and caused to be affixed the great seal of the United States.


FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT

Citation: Franklin D. Roosevelt: "Proclamation 2038 - Calling Congress into Extraordinary Session", March 5, 1933. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project. http://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/ws/?pid=14584.
 
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