• Short Summary

    FDR is selected by the Democrats to stand for a third term as President of the USA.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Roosevelt Nominated For Third Term".

    Chicago, Illinois, United States of America (USA).

    VS of the nomination of Franklin D Roosevelt at the Democratic national convention. His name is put forward in speeches by Senator Hill and Jim Farley who concedes his own position and calls for a unanimous vote for Roosevelt by a shout of Aye or No, Roosevelt is therefore selected.

    CU Roosevelt speaking, he talks of the plans he had to retire to private life on January 1941 but of how these plans had to be forgotten because of the dangerous situation and he talks of the need for all private plans to be forgotten in the face of the demand for people to serve the state. He states that the situation requires him to serve again and if he is called to serve again by the vote of the people he will do so.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1051.42
    Media URN:
    21002
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/08/1940
    Sound:
    sound
    hd format:
    HD Cam
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:40:00 / 01:48:53:00
    Canister:
    40/62

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