• Short Summary

    Roosevelt makes a speech about the democratic committee deficit at a charity dinner in Washington.

  • Description

    Titles read: "ROOSEVELT AT WASHINGTON DINNER".

    Washington, Columbia, United States of America.

    On Jackson Day we see President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and his wife, Eleanor Roosevelt at a charity dinner "to eat up the democratic committee deficit". Roosevelt receives applause, then makes a speech about "the continuing menace of the comparatively small number of people who honestly believe in their superior right to influence and direct government". He says it is a case of a 96 inch dog being wagged by a 4 inch tail.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    951.62
    Media URN:
    15956
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    27/01/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:17:00 / 01:48:48:00
    Canister:
    38/8

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