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Anfa 1943: President Roosevelt’s Geography Lesson

70 years after the historic Casablanca or Anfa Conference of January 1943, American and Moroccan observers discuss the significance for Morocco’s struggle for independence.
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“Because this is his country” – FDR & Mohammed V

Americans, from diplomats in Tangier to President Roosevelt at the Casablanca Conference, met with Moroccan nationalists in defiance of French colonialists.
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