Conferences at the White House Washington on the threatened Railway strike.
Presidential Labour Advisor John Steelman meeting railroad executives Charles Mackey, H. E. Enochs, D. P. Loomie and William T. Farley in a white house conference.
C.U. Steelman. M.S. the four Railroad executives. C.U. D. P. Loomie. C.U. Steelman. M.S. Different conference room, Steelman conferring with the heads of the three railroad unions threatening to strike. Alfred Glover, Switchmen's union. David Robertson,Firemen's union. Alvanley Johnston, Locomotive engineer.
S.C.U. the presidential press secretary, Charles Ross, announces that President Truman has taken over the railroads. C.U. Army secretary Kenneth Royal orders his transportation chief to operate the railroads. M.S. Major general Leavey and press
RAILROAD STRIKE. Mute B/W.