• Short Summary

    American newsreel item showing Louis Johnson being sworn in as new US defence secretary.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    American newsreel item.

    Title reads: "Forrestal & Johnson".

    Washington DC, United States of America (USA).

    M/S American Chief Justice Fred Vinson swearing in Louis Johnson as Secretary of Defence while retiring Secretary James Forrestal looks on. C/U of Johnson with right hand upraised taking the oath. C/U Johnson and Vinson, both with hands upraised, they shake hands. M/S members of the US Armed Forces lined up for ceremony in centre court of Pentagon building. M/S as Johnson & Forrestal shake hands while Vinson looks on. M/S press photographers. L/S ceremony in court of Pentagon building.

    Date given on old record is 28/03/1949.

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    hd format:
    HD Cam
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:03:00 / 01:26:27:00
    UN 2088 G

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