to address the economic crisis
In the chamber of the House of Representatives in the U.S. Capitol before a joint session of Congress on December 8, 1941.
in front of a joint session of congress in washington dc.
President Franklin D. Roosevelt's speech about December 7, 1941, "a day which will live in infamy", was delivered on Monday, December 8, 1941 at 12:30 PM EST to a joint session of Congress on the floor of the House of Representatives.
Not exactly. The President is not allowed to declare way; the Constitution reserves this power to the Congress. But on December 8, 1941, President Roosevelt addressed a special session of Congress and requested that Congress declare that a state of war existed between the United States and the Japanese Empire.
On December 8, 1941: He made a speech (...a date which will live in infamy...) before a Joint Session of Congress, and asked that Congress declare war on Japan.
It was a speech by President Franklin D. Roosevelt to a joint session of congress the day after Pearl Harbor was attacked by the Japanese. The attack took place on December 6, 1941 and Roosevelt said it was a "day of infamy". He also declared war on Imperial Japan in that speech.
The Fourth Session of the Indian National Congress was held in 1888 at Allahabad,Uttar Pradesh, perhaps in December.
The Hundred Day Congress
A Congressional session runs for one year, 3 January to sometime in December. Adjournment means that Congress is out of session, it is closed to business.
100 Day Congress
Each year, the Congress has two sessions unless the president calls a special session of Congress. Every two years, a new meeting of Congress assumes office. Currently (December 2, 2010) the second session in 2010 of the meeting of the 111th Congress is conducting business. In January 2011, the first session of the <newly-elected> meeting of the 112th Congress will begin.