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    Unused / unissued material - dates unclear or unknown.

    Washington DC, United States of America (USA).

    Various shots President Franklin D Roosevelt on drive, through cheering crowds to Capitol, for the ceremony.

    Two good high angle shots of the Capitol.

    MS Roosevelt taking oath "I Franklin D. Roosevelt do solemnly swear... etc."

    Various shots of Roosevelt addressing large crowds from balcony. He says: 'In Washington's day it was the task of the people to build a nation. In Lincoln's day the task was to preserve that nation, but in this day the task is to save the nation from disruption from without - we must protect democracy - we will not retreat - we will not stand still, for as Americans we go forward in serve of our country, by the will of God'.

    N.B. This was President Roosevelt's third inauguration in November 5th 1940.

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    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:11:00 / 01:52:07:00
    UN 170 B
    Sort Number:
    UN 0170 B
  • Appears in...

    Historical Figures & Celebrities Religion & Politics
    picks 1940s selection President Roosevelt re-elected
  • Stills

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

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