• Short Summary

    Good footage of the President Roosevelt addressing Congress on Neutrality. Washington, USA.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT ON NEUTRALITY"

    M/S of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt walking towards camera along railway station accompanied by his son. Various shots, senators arriving at Congress, in Washington, United States of America (USA). M/S With cut-aways of senators, and Roosevelt addressing congress. Roosevelt requests that congress lift the embargo, so that weapons and aeroplanes can be sold to Britain. He says that the aim of his policy is "Keeping America out of this war".

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1023.35
    Media URN:
    20370
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    02/10/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:39:00 / 01:33:13:00
    Canister:
    39/77

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