Speeches

Speeches of Attorney General Francis Beverly Biddle19411942194319441945

1941

August 22, 1941, 1:15 p.m. E.S.T.

What We Are Defending, Address by Francis Biddle, Acting Attorney General of the United States, Before the Fifth Biennial Convention of the Young Democratic Clubs of America, Louisville, Kentucky

September 18, 1941, 1:00 p.m., Pacific Standard Time

Address of Francis Biddle, Attorney General of the United States, Before the Annual Convention of the California State Bar Association, Yosemite National Park, California

September 29, 1941, Two o'clock, p.m., Central Standard Time

Administrative Procedure Legislation, by the Honorable Francis Biddle, Attorney General of the United States, Before the American Bar Association, Section of Judicial Administration, National Conference of Judicial Councils, Indianapolis, Indiana

September 30, 1941

Summary of Remarks of Honorable Francis Biddle, Attorney General, Before the National Association of Attorneys General, Indianapolis Athletic Club, Indianapolis, Indiana

Wednesday, October 1, 1941

Message from the Attorney General to the Section of Criminal Law of the American Bar Association at Indianapolis, Indiana

October 18, 1941

Address of Francis Biddle, Attorney General of the United States, at a Dinner of the Federal Bar Association in Honor of Mr. Justice Robert H. Jackson, the Mayflower Hotel, Washington, D.C.

November 26, 1941

Statement by Attorney General Francis Biddle on H.R. 146 Before a Sub-Committee of the Senate Judiciary Committee

December 7, 1941

Address of Francis Biddle, Attorney General of the United States, Before the American Slav Conference of Michigan, Detroit, Michigan

December 15, 1941, 3:30 p.m.

Address of the Honorable Francis Biddle, Attorney General of the United States, on the Occasion of the 150th Anniversary of the Bill of Rights at the Dedication Ceremonies of the Thomas Jefferson Room, Library of Congress Annex

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1942

January 10, 1942, 1:30 p.m., E.S.T.

Power for Victory, an Address by the Honorable Francis Biddle, Attorney General of the United States, Over the National Broadcasting Company, Washington, D.C.

January 12, 1942, 2:30 p.m., E.S.T.

Address by the Honorable Francis Biddle, Attorney General of the United States, Before the Conference of Mayors, Mayflower Hotel, Washington, D.C.

February 1, 1942, 7:15 to 7:30 p.m., E.S.T.

Identification of Alien Enemies, an Address by the Honorable Francis Biddle, Attorney General of the United States, Over the Columbia Broadcasting System, Washington, D.C.

February 5, 1942

Summary of Remarks by the Honorable Francis Biddle, Attorney General of the United States, Fifty-Third Annual Dinner of the Brooklyn Bar Association, Hotel St. George, Brooklyn, N.Y.

March 13, 1942, 7:00 p.m. EWT

Thinking in War Time, Address of the Honorable Francis Biddle, Attorney General of the United States, Founders' Day Celebration, Boston University School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts

March 16, 1942, 12:00 Noon, E.W.T.

Address by the Honorable Francis Biddle, Attorney General of the United States, Memorial Services for Mr. Justice Van Devanter, the Supreme Court of the United States, Washington, D.C.

March 23, 1942

Address by Francis Biddle, Attorney General of the United States, Before the Bi-Annual Dinner of the Order of Ahepa at the Mayflower Hotel, Washington, D.C.

April 25, 1942

Address by the Honorable Francis Biddle, Attorney General of the United States, Reprinted from the Proceedings of the Thirty-Sixth Annual Meeting of the American Society of International Law, Washington, D.C.

May 26, 1942, 7:00 p.m. E.W.T.

"War and Democracy," an Address by the Honorable Francis Biddle, Attorney General of the United States, Delivered at the Commencement Exercises of LaSalle College, Philadelphia

June 6, 1942, 10:15 a.m. E.W.T.

"Law in the War Effort," Address by the Honorable Francis Biddle, Attorney General of the United States, Before the Tennessee Bar Association, Chattanooga, Tennessee

June 14, 1942, 2:30 p.m. E.W.T.

"Flag Day and the United Nations," Address by the Honorable Francis Biddle, Attorney General of the United States, Not Delivered in Person, Before the Flag Day Celebration of the Central Council of Polish Organizations of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to be Read by Honorable Charles F. Uhl, United States Attorney for the Western District of Pennsylvania

August 24, 1942, 10:00 a.m.

Response to the Address of Welcome, American Bar Association, by Francis Biddle, Attorney General of the United States, Detroit, Michigan

September 29, 1942

Statement of Honorable Francis Biddle, Attorney General of the United States, Before the Conference of Senior Circuit Judges, Supreme Court Building, Washington, D.C.

October 12, 1942, 9:30 to 10:00 p.m. E.W.T.

Americans of Italian Origin, an Address by the Honorable Francis Biddle, Attorney General of the United States, Delivered at the Columbus Day Celebration, Carnegie Hall, New York, Broadcast Over a Nationwide Hook-up of the Mutual Broadcasting System

October 24, 1942

Address by the Honorable Francis Biddle, Attorney General of the United States, Delivered Via Short Wave to Australia Under the Auspices of the Office of War Information

November 18, 1942

Statement of Attorney General Biddle on H.R. 7762 Before the House Committee on Ways and Means

December 15, 1942

Statement by Attorney General Francis Biddle

December 21, 1942

An Address by the Honorable Francis Biddle, Attorney General of the United States, at the Memorial Services for Mr. Justice Brandeis, United States Supreme Court

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1943

January 26, 1943

Summary of Remarks of the Honorable Francis Biddle, Attorney General of the United States, at the Sixth General Assembly of the Council of State Governments, Baltimore, Maryland

February 1, 1943, 11:15 p.m. E.W.T.

Prosecution of War Crimes, an Address by the Honorable Francis Biddle, Attorney General of the United States, Broadcast Over Radio Station WCKY, Cincinnati, Ohio

February 12, 1943 at 4:00 p.m. E.W.T.

Lincoln Day Address by the Honorable Francis Biddle, Attorney General of the United States, Delivered at the Opening and Dedication of the South Broad Street USO Club, Philadelphia

March 2, 1943

The Chicago Council on Foreign Relations Presents The Saboteur Trials, by The Honorable Francis Biddle, Attorney General of the United States, Red Lacquer Room, Palmer House

March 17, 1943, 9:00 p.m. E.W.T.

Address of Honorable Francis Biddle, Attorney General of the United States, Annual Dinner of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

April 10, 1943

Notes for Speech, by the Honorable Francis Biddle, Attorney General of the United States, Before the Swedish Colonial Society, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

April 13, 1943

An address by Honorable Francis Biddle, Attorney General of the United States, Carnegie Hall, New York, N.Y., on the Occasion of the Presentation of the Four Freedoms Annual Award by the Italian American Labor Council

May 3, 1943

"The Government and the War," the Second of Two William H. White Foundation Lectures, by the Honorable Francis Biddle, Attorney General of the United States, Delivered at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia

May 18, 1943

Statement of Honorable Francis Biddle, Attorney General of the United States, Before a Sub-Committee of the Committee on the Judiciary of the House of Representatives, in Support of the Proposed Federal Corrections Act

August 23, 1943, 2:30 p.m.

Message to the Section of Criminal Law, American Bar Association, by Honorable Francis Biddle, Attorney General of the United States, to be Read at the Opening Meeting of the Section of Criminal Law

November 11, 1943, 8:30 p.m.

Democracy and Racial Minorities, Address by Honorable Francis Biddle, Attorney General of the United States, Before the Jewish Theological Seminary of America on Waldorf-Astoria, New York City

December 3, 1943, 10:00 a.m.

Testimony of Francis Biddle, Attorney General of the United States, Before a Sub-Committee of the Committee on the Judiciary of the House of Representatives, on H.R. 3690

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1944

February 23, 1944, 7:30 p.m.

Cartels: an Approach to the Problem, an Address by Francis Biddle, Attorney General of the United States, to be Given at the Annual Dinner of the Harvard Law School Alumni Association, Harvard Club, New York, New York

March 5, 1944, 4 p.m. E.W.T.

An Address by Honorable Francis Biddle, Attorney General of the United States, Before the Annual Meeting of the Hebrew Sheltering and Immigrant Aid Society, New York City, Hotel Astor, Broadcast over WMCA

May 21, 1944, four o'clock E.W.T.

I Am an American, Address by Honorable Francis Biddle, Attorney General of the United States, at Middletown, Ohio, Broadcast Over WLW, Cincinnati

June 5, 1944, 3:00 p.m.

Address of Honorable Francis Biddle, Attorney General of the United States, Before the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union, Statler Hotel, Boston, Massachusetts

July 6, 1944, 9:45 p.m.

Address of Honorable Francis Biddle, Attorney General of the United States, Before the Annual County Convention, New York County Organization, the American Legion, Broadcast Over Station WMCA, Hotel Pennsylvania, New York City

September 12, 1944

Message to the Section of Criminal Law, American Bar Association, by Honorable Francis Biddle, Attorney General of the United States, to be Read at the Opening Meeting of the Section of Criminal Law

September 19, 1944

Opportunity and Security, an Address by Francis Biddle, Attorney General of the United States, Before the Convention of the Minnesota State Federation of Labor, St. Cloud, Minn.

September 28, 1944

An Address by Francis Biddle, Attorney General of the United States, Before the Annual Conference of the National Urban League, Central High School Auditorium, Columbus, Ohio

October 4, 1944 at Eight O'Clock

Civil Rights and the Federal Law, a Lecture Delivered by Honorable Francis Biddle, Attorney General of the United States, at Cornell University, Ithaca, New York

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1945

March 23, 1945, 10:45 p.m.

Challenge To Liberalism, an Address by Francis Biddle, Attorney General of the United States, at the First Annual Dinner of the Liberal Party of New York, Hotel Commodore, New York City, Broadcast Over N.B.C. Station WEAF

April 7, 1945

International Cartels, an Address by Francis Biddle, Attorney General of the United States, at a Luncheon of the Foreign Policy Association, Philadelphia Branch, Bellevue-Stratford Hotel

May 17, 1945, 10:30 a.m.

Statement of Honorable Francis Biddle, Attorney General of the United States, Before the Judiciary Sub-Committee on Foreign Contracts Bill and Special Committee Investigating Petroleum Resources of the Senate of the United States, Washington, D.C.

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