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(AP Photo/George R. Skadding)

President: Franklin D. Roosevelt

Date: May 5, 1943

Guest of Honor: Bolivian President Enrique Peñaranda

Roosevelt holds up a copy of the United Nations Declaration, which Peñaranda signed at this state dinner in the midst of World War II.

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