President Truman presents special sets of stamps to young people to mark 'Youth Month'.
Unissued / unused footage - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.
American newsreel titles read: 'TRUMAN PRESENTS 1ST YOUTH MONTH STAMP'.
Washington DC, United States of America.
General view of crowd of young people in the grounds of the White House, Washington DC. C/U of placard with 'Youth Month' on it with three members of the American Boys Club standing beside it. M/S of President Harry S Truman presenting a special set of 'Salute to Youth' stamps to Peter Owens of New York and shaking hands with him. C/U of man clapping.
M/S of President Truman presenting bound sheet of stamps to teenage girl on crutches, Phyllis Tucker of Maryland. M/S of little girls standing in front of the 'Youth Month' placard. C/U of President Truman and Phyllis with the stamp book open. C/U of the stamp book; camera pulls away from it.
'Youth Month', in September 1948 was to focus America's mind on the opportunities and problems of its youth.