In remembrance of the attack to Pearl Harbor on 7 December 1941, I’m attaching President Roosevelt’s War Message to Congress, as taken by Charles Zoubek over the radio in the office of the Gregg Publishing Company in New York.
If you want to practice writing this speech, I have made a practice sheet with the text on the left side and a shorthand-spaced column on the right.
If you want to hear it yourself, take the dictation, and compare it with
Zoubek’s take, click the YouTube video below for FDR’s speech:
Churchill’s address to Parliament that followed is longer, and can be heard in this YouTube video: