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  • Short Summary

    Former US President Truman defends himself against charges of employing a Communist spy.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material -

    Title reads: "White Case Stirs Nation As Leaders Testify". American voiceovered newsreel material.

    Kansas City, United States of America (USA).

    Various shots, Former American President Harry S Truman walking along street surrounded by small crowd. CU Truman speaking, saying, he has been accused of betraying the security of the United States, and denies that Harry Dexter White was a communist when he appointed him.

    Washington DC.

    Various shots of American Attorney General Herbert Brownell Jnr. speaking at Senate Internal Security Committee: Defending his actions in accusing White and Truman of betrayal.

    CU Chief of the Federal Bureau of Investigation J Edgar Hoover taking Oath. Hoover speaking, explains the actions the FBI took in 1946.

    (F.G.) Old record suggests material dates from around 16/11/1953.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2783.08
    Media URN:
    81793
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1953
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:23:00 / 01:29:56:00
    Canister:
    UN 2572 B

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