- Uses radio to reach the country by the masses
- Outlined what was being done to ease suffering
- Happened once a week
"It isn't sufficient just to want - you've got to ask yourself what you are going to do to get the things you want"
- Franklin D. Roosevelt
Fireside chats were a way of communicating with the people of the US. His chats took place one a week, where he took the opportunity to outline the things being done to stop the depression.