Part 1: Proceedings in the House of Representatives, Monday, December 8, 1941

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8 Dec 1941

ww2dbaseThe House met at 12 o'clock noon.


Mr. MCCORMACK. Mr. Speaker, I offer a resolution (H. Con. Res. 1), and ask for its immediate consideration.

The Clerk read as follows:

"Resolved by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring), That the two Houses of Congress assemble in the Hall of the House of Representatives on Monday, the 8th day of December 1941, at 12:30 o'clock p. m., for the purpose of receiving such communications as the President of the United States shall be pleased to make to them."

The concurrent resolution was agreed to.


The SPEAKER. The House will stand in recess, subject to the call of the Chair.

Accordingly (at 12 o'clock and 3 minutes p. m.) the House stood in recess, subject to the call of the Speaker.


The recess having expired, the House was called to order at 12 o'clock and 15 minutes p. m. by the Speaker.


A message from the Senate, by Mr. Frazier, its legislative clerk, announced that the Senate had agreed, without amendment, to a concurrent resolution of the House of the following title:

"H. Con. Res. 61. Concurrent resolution providing for a joint session on Monday, December 8, 1941, for the purpose of receiving such communications as the President of the United States shall be pleased to make." ww2dbase

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