• Short Summary

    Congress starts early - look inside House Chamber as session commences.

  • Description

    Title reads: "US Congress special session".

    Washington DC, United States of America (USA).

    Various shots of Senators, press and public gathered in House Chamber of Congress Building. The special meeting has been called to make an early start on all the important issues which will be called in the January Session. Speaker Bankhurst calls the chamber to order. Clerk Chaffy then reads President Franklin D Roosevelt's message. Various shots of reporters rushing to telephone booths . We see them giving their reports over phone. Various shots of journalists frantically typing on typewriters. More shots scenes inside chamber

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    943.61
    Media URN:
    16098
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    29/11/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:28:00 / 01:55:48:00
    Canister:
    37/95

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