American President Harry Truman makes speeches on European Aid and communism. USA.
Unissued / Unused material.
Title - 'Truman asks draft, visits NY, lashes Wallace'.
American President Harry Truman addresses Congress on European aid and rejects communist support.
LS President Harry Truman arriving and walking to rostrum through crowded Congress. MS on rostrum shaking hands with Joe Martin the speaker. LS Congress. Various shots as Truman makes speech. Various shots Truman leaving and shaking hands with members of Congress as he passes.
LS President Truman in his open car arriving in New York for the St. Patrick's Day festivities with police escort. MS as he shakes hands with Governor Thomas Dewey and ex-Postmaster General, Jim Farley, on the reviewing stand. Various shots of the parade moving up Fifth Avenue. MS President's party on the reviewing stand removing their hats as the procession passes. LS general view of a St. Patrick's Day dinner with Truman rising to speak. MS Truman rejecting support of Henry Wallace and the communists.
Cataloguer's note: full transcripts of speeches on file.