• Short Summary

    Harry Truman calls on the US to fight Communism in Europe.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Truman's Speech - 'A Fateful Hour'".

    Washington DC, United States of America (USA).

    The American President Harry S. Truman tells Congress of America's decision to help Greece and Turkey to stop the growth of Communism.

    LS Exterior view of the Congress showing also the Capitol Building.

    LS the interior of the crowded chambers.

    MS Harry Truman addressing Congress. He will be backing anti-Communism in Europe.

    CU MS Congressmen applauding.

    MS Congressmen seated on either side of the gangway shake hands with Truman as he leaves.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1179.13
    Media URN:
    40648
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    20/03/1947
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:12:00 / 01:35:42:00
    Canister:
    47/23

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