• Short Summary

    The US Congress opens and elects a new Speaker - John N Garner from Texas.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Washington. Congress Opens! Anxious world, as well as America, awaits vital decisions on war debts and reparations."

    Washington DC, United States of America (USA).

    Interior shots of US Congress being called to order. The roll is called and the new speaker of the House of Representatives, John N Garner from Texas, is elected.

    Speaker Garner makes his way to the Chair.

    CU Speaker Garner makes speech.

    CU another Congressman speaks.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    655.32
    Media URN:
    26410
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/12/1930
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:14:00 / 01:46:58:00
    Canister:
    31/102

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