• Short Summary

    President Truman and Defence Secretary Marshall sign new draft bill.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    American newsreel item.

    President Harry Truman signs new draft bill, Washington DC, United States of America (USA).

    MS US Secretary of Defence George Marshall watching President Truman signing new bill. CU Marshall. CU Truman signing document, he then shakes hands with Marshall and other leaders. MS Truman handing pen to Marshall, they shake hands.

    The bill lowers the age and physical standards for conscription into armed forces.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2569.03
    Media URN:
    69072
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:53:00 / 01:04:17:00
    Canister:
    UN 2384 G

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