• Short Summary

    Ballots for American men to join the army. Interview with an early conscript.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Conscription in USA - Call-Up by Ballot."

    United States of America (USA).

    MS of group including President Franklin D Roosevelt, standing around blindfolded Secretary of War who takes paper from box, which Roosevelt reads, this being the method of selection for national service.

    MS of woman whose son's number had been called.

    CU Man selected on the first ballot. He says he is proud to be called.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1061.31
    Media URN:
    21258
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/11/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:12:00 / 01:38:12:00
    Canister:
    40/94

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