President Roosevelt Addresses Congress 1942

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    Washington DC, United States of America.

    Various shots of President Franklin D Roosevelt addressing Congress. He speaks of the Churchill visit and wishes him a safe return. He reports on the American war programme for the coming year and calls for an extra war effort. He says this will give the enemy an idea of just what they accomplished in their attack on Pearl Harbour.

    Note: film is quite badly scratched and out of synch throughout. It may be possible to adjust and retransfer.

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    British Pathé
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    01:16:09:00 / 01:17:38:00
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