American President Truman on the eve of his retirement says goodbye.
Washington DC, USA. Cut story with American commentary.
CU.President Harry S. Truman seated at desk. LV.Truman seated at desk - cameramen in foreground. CU.Cameramen. CU.Sound men.
SV. Truman saying: "In speaking to you tonight I have no new revelations to make, no political statements, no policy announcements. I want to talk to you a little about what is happening since I became your President." (Nat.Snd.)
LV.SV.People packing President's books in White House. SV. Pan, books. SV.Piles of books. CU.Presentation page in book. SV.Books being packed. (2 shots). CU.stencil "Independence House" on box. MV.Men loading van. SV.CU.Door on van being closed. SV.Towards, van leaving White House.
CU.Truman saying "..and as Mrs.Truman and I leave the White House we have no regret, we feel we have done our best in the public service. I hope and believe that we have contributed to the welfare of the nation and to the peace of the world. And now the time has come for me to say "Goodnight and God Bless You".