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  • Description

    Capitol Hill, Washington DC, USA. Cut story with American commentary.

    GV. of Capitol building. Various shots of former President Harry Truman and representatives from all parts of USA, including those from Alaska for the first time, who are present for the opening of 86th Congress. LS. 77-year old Speaker, Sam Rayburn making his way onto platform. MS. of audience applauding. LS.Charles Halleck, Republican Minority Leader, speaking (nat.sound) presenting Sam Rayburn. Charles Halleck shakes hands with Sam Rayburn and walks down from dais. GV. of assembly.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    84452
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2930.15
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:42:00 / 01:40:33:00
    Canister:
    UN 3175 F
    Sort Number:
    UN 3175 F
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Religion & Politics
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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