• Short Summary

    Ramsay MacDonald meets other statesmen. Ishbel meets the First Lady.

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    Unused / unissued material - no paperwork - dates unclear or unknown

    United States of America (USA).

    British Prime Minister J Ramsay MacDonald lines up with other politicians including Edouard Herriot of France and someone called Bennett (possibly Richard Bennett, Canadian PM).

    CU Ramsay MacDonald.

    CU unidentified men.

    CU Herriot.

    Interior shots. Shots of Secretary of Labor, Ms Frances Perkins answering questions about the 30 hour or 40 hours week. She appears to be in some sort of Senate or Congressional committee meeting. - Spacing - Coverage of meeting continues. In the audience of the meeting are shown Eleanor Roosevelt, the First Lady and Ishbel MacDonald, daughter of Ramsay. They are introduced by the Chair.

    Sound continues after end of picture. (Spelling for search purposes - Ramsey MacDonald).

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:58:00 / 01:15:12:00
    UN 144 E

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  1. Unknown user says

    This is testimony of Frances Perkins to the House Labor Committee on April 25, 1933 regarding the Connerly thirty-hour bill, the Senate version of the bill having passed earlier in April. See Frances Perkins, "The Roosevelt I knew" for further details.

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