Truman Voting 1940

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    Unissued / unused material. 1947?

    Presidential elections in United States of America (USA).

    Various shots of President Harry Truman walking in Independence, Missouri and shaking hands with a storekeeper and some children.

    Various shots Henry Wallace campaigning for Democrats and addressing a huge crowd in New York.

    M/S people queuing outside the polling booth. M/S door of the office of the PAC (National Citizens Political Action Committee), CIO entering to the despatch room.

    C/U President Truman and daughter Margaret casting their votes. M/S Governor Lehman entering polling booth. Mr. and Mrs T. Dewey voting (Dewey is re-elected Governor of New York). C/U Senator James Mead after his first political defeat. M/S Henry Cabot Lodge and wife placing their votes into the ballot box.

    C/U David L. Walsh after his defeat at the election. M/S Hugh B. Mitchell signing his register and entering polling booth. Various shots Harry P. Cain being congratulated by friends. L/S people inside Democratic Party HQ in Washington DC looking very dejected as the polling returns come in and are posted up. Various shots Will Rogers Jnr. and James Roosevelt (son of FDR).

    M/S William F. Knowland with family at home reading election results from newspaper. Various shots Governor Earl Warren seated at desk. L/S Senator Bricker of Ohio speaking to large meeting. Joe Martin, Republican Party Chairman. Various shots Thomas Dewey with Senator Irving Ives.

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    British Pathé
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    01:48:00:00 / 01:51:21:00
    UN 1567 A
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    UN 1567 A
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