• Short Summary

    President Truman makes speech at Fordham University after receiving a degree.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused Material -

    Fordham University, New York, United States of America (USA).

    VS of Parade of dignitaries including President Harry S Truman, Cardinal Griffin, and Archbishop of New York, Francis Spellman. Truman is wearing academic cap and gown.

    VS of Ceremony of Truman being presented with honorary degree.

    VS of President Truman making speech. He talks about improving education for veterans of WWII. Talks about how civilisation cannot survive an atomic war and how education can play a role in safeguarding the world and working against dictators.

    VS as National Anthem is sung. People shelter from rain under umbrellas.

    Cataloguer's Note: Sound is poor - Neg Sound. MD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2096.18
    Media URN:
    62964
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:07:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:13:00 / 01:55:29:00
    Canister:
    UN 1469 A

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