The Atlantic Charter was a pivotal policy statement issued during World War II on 14 August 1941, which defined the Allied goals for the postwar world founded by U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Britain's prime minister Winston Churchill.
Atlanterhavs Motet/Atlantic Meeting: Churchill's Voyage in HMS, Prince of Wales, in Aug and the Conference with Pres Roosevelt which Resulted in the Atlantic Charter - Signed (Norwegian Text) (Hardcover)
Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill conferred in their first wartime conference. Together they drafted the Atlantic Charter, a joint declaration of the two nations’ war aims and beliefs.
Officially the original "Atlantic Charter" was really just a press release; it was not a treaty which would require Senate approval, nor was it signed by anyone. The vague policies it formulated echoed the Fourteen Points issued by Woodrow Wilson in 1918, and evolved into the United Nations Charter in 1945. However, there was no mention of an international organization in 1941. Even so, isolationists denounced it as too favorable to Britain, and darkly warned that there probably were secret…
United Nations exhibit put on by OWI in Rockefeller Plaza, New York, N.Y. Central motif was this frame containing copy of Atlantic charter, with amplifiers at each end broadcasting speeches by Roosevelt, Churchill and Chiang Kai-Shek every half hour, and on Flickr - Photo Sharing!
"United Nations" exhibition of photographs presented by the United States Office of War Information (OWI) on Rockefeller Plaza. Listening to broadcasts of President Roosevelt, Churchill, Stalin, and Chiang Kai-Chek, heard every half-hour from a loudspeaker at one end of the frame containing the Atlantic charter. This frame is surrounded by four statues of the four freedoms. Library of Congress, Call Number LC-USW3- 018411-E [P&P]
[Photo] Religious service on board HMS Prince of Wales during Atlantic Charter Conference, Placentia Bay, Newfoundland, 10 Aug 1941; note Roosevelt, Churchill, King, Marshall, Dill, Stark, and Pound in presence; USS Arkansas in background