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Franklin D. Roosevelt: Remarks at the White House Correspondents' Dinner - March 4, 1944

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
6.2
Gunning Fog:
7.9
Coleman Liau:
9.0
SMOG:
9.9
ARI:
5.4

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
3.0
Sprache:
5.0

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
95.0
Sprache:
112.0

Statistics

Characters:
2,692
Sentences:
46
Words:
639
Syllables:
13.89
Words Per Sentence:
901
Syllables Per Word:
1.38
Seconds:
314.44
Words Per Minute:
121.93
Note
00:00:00.000 - 00:00:03.000
[The following is a FirstDraft -- a machine-generated transcript by our AI, Margaret. She's good, but neither perfect nor human. There will likely be a handful of errors. Please check any quotes against the primary video source. Thank you.]

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
5.0
Gunning Fog:
6.7
Coleman Liau:
12.0
SMOG:
8.5
ARI:
4.2

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
5.5
Sprache:
3.0

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
13.0
Sprache:
19.0

Statistics

Characters:
189
Sentences:
6
Words:
40
Syllables:
6.67
Words Per Sentence:
65
Syllables Per Word:
1.53
Seconds:
3
Words Per Minute:
800

Sentiment

Loughran-McDonald:
0.01
Harvard IV:
0.13
VADER:
0.98
AFINN:
14.00
Unidentified
00:00:03.000 - 00:00:11.790
Gentlemen, please remain in your seat until the president has left the hall and before he leaves. You've got a good night. Word for it. Gentlemen, this is off the record. The President of the United States.

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
2.9
Gunning Fog:
4.0
Coleman Liau:
9.9
SMOG:
7.7
ARI:
2.9

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
2.1
Sprache:
2.2

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
4.0
Sprache:
8.0

Statistics

Characters:
162
Sentences:
5
Words:
37
Syllables:
7.40
Words Per Sentence:
54
Syllables Per Word:
1.32
Seconds:
8.79
Words Per Minute:
252.56

Sentiment

Loughran-McDonald:
0.01
Harvard IV:
0.02
VADER:
0.93
AFINN:
4.00

Entities

the United States [Country, City, State]
night [Time]
Franklin D. Roosevelt
00:00:32.530 - 00:01:17.980
[Inaudible] and my colleagues of many conferences. I want to thank you from the bottom of my heart for giving me a very wonderful evening of relaxation and a pleasure. A wonderful show that we've had left me with only one thought. We have the White House Correspondents Association. They still have something to do to entertain our fellow citizens. I think that if Dave Sarnoff were to come and teach us how to do it, we can have one of our conferences on the air.

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
7.3
Gunning Fog:
10.4
Coleman Liau:
9.5
SMOG:
11.7
ARI:
5.9

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
2.7
Sprache:
3.7

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
11.0
Sprache:
16.0

Statistics

Characters:
369
Sentences:
6
Words:
86
Syllables:
14.33
Words Per Sentence:
131
Syllables Per Word:
1.47
Seconds:
45.45
Words Per Minute:
113.53

Sentiment

Loughran-McDonald:
0.01
Harvard IV:
0.05
VADER:
0.15
AFINN:
1.00

Entities

one [Cardinal Number]
the White House Correspondents Association [Organization]
Dave Sarnoff [Person]
we've [Person]
evening [Time]
Franklin D. Roosevelt
00:01:18.940 - 00:02:08.810
In order, the public might enjoy our conferences as much as I do. I've got these parties. Take me back many, many years. When George O'Connor let us tonight, it took me back to the days when he and I, after a late unpleasantness between the North and the South, were first elected to the House of Representatives. George and I became old, old friends as we remained ever since, and a certain excellent place on Pennsylvania Avenue near the foot of Capitol Hill and far removed from the other end of Capitol Hill.

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
9.2
Gunning Fog:
9.6
Coleman Liau:
9.6
SMOG:
12.0
ARI:
8.3

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
3.5
Sprache:
4.3

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
15.0
Sprache:
17.0

Statistics

Characters:
405
Sentences:
5
Words:
94
Syllables:
18.80
Words Per Sentence:
140
Syllables Per Word:
1.48
Seconds:
49.87
Words Per Minute:
113.09

Sentiment

Loughran-McDonald:
0.01
Harvard IV:
0.04
VADER:
0.93
AFINN:
6.00

Entities

many years [Date]
the days [Date]
Pennsylvania Avenue [Infrastructure]
Capitol Hill [Location]
North [Location]
South [Location]
first [Ordinal Number]
Capitol Hill [Organization]
the House of Representatives [Organization]
George [Person]
George O'Connor [Person]
tonight [Time]
Franklin D. Roosevelt
00:02:11.120 - 00:02:51.850
When he taught me how to sing long, I never looked back. That was the beginning. I had to be in Washington. And that's when. That's why I've come back so often since. Carried me back to the days of Uncle Ted when there was no White House Correspondents Association, when there were a few people who drifted in occasionally. And Uncle Ted had his favorites. You don't know about it too young.

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
3.6
Gunning Fog:
5.3
Coleman Liau:
8.8
SMOG:
8.2
ARI:
2.8

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
2.6
Sprache:
2.7

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
10.0
Sprache:
12.0

Statistics

Characters:
305
Sentences:
8
Words:
73
Syllables:
9.13
Words Per Sentence:
105
Syllables Per Word:
1.33
Seconds:
40.73
Words Per Minute:
107.54

Sentiment

Loughran-McDonald:
0.01
Harvard IV:
-0.01
VADER:
0.92
AFINN:
10.00

Topics

0:
Arts & Entertainment/Music & Audio

Entities

Washington [Country, City, State]
no White House Correspondents Association [Organization]
Uncle Ted [Person]
Franklin D. Roosevelt
00:02:52.840 - 00:03:35.210
But he did. And he carried me back these many, many years when there were so many of you that I had to build a new West Wing to the White House. And so the years have gone by. I am very happy to have been with you tonight. I wish that everybody could come to these parties and that also we could translate some of our parties or not the kind with white ties and white west caps and the stuff that, you know, I mean, scripture.

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
5.2
Gunning Fog:
7.5
Coleman Liau:
6.3
SMOG:
5.8
ARI:
5.0

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
1.6
Sprache:
3.4

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
4.0
Sprache:
8.0

Statistics

Characters:
330
Sentences:
5
Words:
88
Syllables:
17.60
Words Per Sentence:
115
Syllables Per Word:
1.18
Seconds:
42.37
Words Per Minute:
124.62

Sentiment

Harvard IV:
0.06
VADER:
0.88
AFINN:
9.00

Topics

0:
Arts & Entertainment

Entities

many years [Date]
the years [Date]
the White House [Infrastructure]
tonight [Time]
Franklin D. Roosevelt
00:03:40.830 - 00:04:17.310
If we could translate our parties, because these are peculiarly our parties to some of the front way down to the Southwestern Pacific and up in the Aleutians and across the ocean on the other side to Italy and Sicily and England, we've had some wonderful examples of great service out of uniform in this war. Bob Hope, the most popular American with the armed forces overseas today.

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
12.0
Gunning Fog:
17.1
Coleman Liau:
11.0
SMOG:
12.0
ARI:
12.0

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
5.2
Sprache:
5.0

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
15.0
Sprache:
21.0

Statistics

Characters:
309
Sentences:
2
Words:
68
Syllables:
34
Words Per Sentence:
107
Syllables Per Word:
1.56
Seconds:
36.48
Words Per Minute:
111.84

Sentiment

Loughran-McDonald:
-0.04
Harvard IV:
-0.08
VADER:
0.08
AFINN:
-1.00

Entities

England [Country, City, State]
Italy [Country, City, State]
Sicily [Country, City, State]
today [Date]
the Southwestern Pacific [Location]
Aleutians [Nationality, Political or Religious Group]
American [Nationality, Political or Religious Group]
Bob Hope [Person]
Franklin D. Roosevelt
00:04:25.370 - 00:05:04.790
And the good people who every day are going to the camp and the hospitals in this land. And on the fighting front, we are grateful to them and we are grateful to the other hero, Ray Mack. We are not with us this year and many others who come back and tell us about things and who, when they're on the other side, write the kind of stories that make people more than any other thing.

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
9.0
Gunning Fog:
11.3
Coleman Liau:
7.0
SMOG:
7.9
ARI:
9.6

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
2.1
Sprache:
4.5

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
4.0
Sprache:
9.0

Statistics

Characters:
298
Sentences:
3
Words:
77
Syllables:
25.67
Words Per Sentence:
100
Syllables Per Word:
1.23
Seconds:
39.42
Words Per Minute:
117.20

Sentiment

Harvard IV:
0.11
VADER:
0.70
AFINN:
5.00

Entities

every day [Date]
this year [Date]
Ray Mack [Person]
Franklin D. Roosevelt
00:05:04.790 - 00:05:48.020
I think realize what a warrior. And so I am going to ask your permission, your president and your ex-president, to let me ask you to drink a little toast. A toast to the armed forces of the United States Army, Navy and Marine, and especially to those men who are serving at all the fighting fronts today. Gentlemen of the armed forces. The armed forces.

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
6.0
Gunning Fog:
8.3
Coleman Liau:
8.6
SMOG:
9.5
ARI:
4.8

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
4.7
Sprache:
3.8

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
17.0
Sprache:
18.0

Statistics

Characters:
278
Sentences:
5
Words:
67
Syllables:
13.40
Words Per Sentence:
93
Syllables Per Word:
1.39
Seconds:
43.23
Words Per Minute:
92.99

Entities

today [Date]
Marine [Organization]
Navy [Organization]
the United States Army [Organization]
Franklin D. Roosevelt
00:05:56.060 - 00:06:01.160
[Inaudible] Good night, gentlemen. Thanks for being with us.

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
5.8
Gunning Fog:
6.2
Coleman Liau:
12.0
SMOG:
9.0
ARI:
5.4

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
3.7
Sprache:
1.4

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
2.0
Sprache:
3.0

Statistics

Characters:
47
Sentences:
2
Words:
9
Syllables:
4.50
Words Per Sentence:
14
Syllables Per Word:
1.67
Seconds:
5.10
Words Per Minute:
105.88

Entities

night [Time]