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Presidential Address Following Pearl Harbor Attacks, Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Roosevelt, Franklin Delano. "A Date Which Will Live in Infamy: FDR Asks for a Declaration of War." 8 Dec. 1941. Web. 08 Sept. 2016.

Roosevelt's reference to the Japanese ambassador in lines 6-10 is primarily meant to


indicate that the Japanese ambassador did not sanction the attacks.


imply that the Japanese ambassador did a poor job of diplomacy.


demonstrate the fruitlessness of diplomacy.


show the audience that diplomacy has been attempted.


remind the American people that the attacks on Pearl Harbor were a result of misinformation.

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