Assassination Attempt on Chicago Mayor Cermak and President Roosevelt
Giuseppe Zangara is found guilty to four counts of attempted murder and is senten...HD Stock Footage
Assassination Attempt on FDR - 1933 | Today In History | 15 Feb 17
The Attempted Assassination of Franklin D. Roosevelt
Attempted Assassination Of Mr Roosevelt (1933)
Giuseppe "Joe" Zangara was an Italian immigrant and naturalized citizen of the United States who attempted to assassinate then-President-elect Franklin D. Roosevelt on February 15, 1933. During a night speech by Roosevelt in Miami, Florida, Zangara fired five shots with a handgun he had purchased a couple of days before. He missed his target and instead injured five bystanders, mortally wounding Anton Cermak, the Mayor of Chicago.