American newsreel items about presidential election campaign in USA.
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American newsreel items about US elections.
Title reads: "Sen. Truman named FDR running mate".
Various shots showing Democrat Party rally in Chicago, United States of America (USA). Senator Alvin Barclay (sp?) gives speech nominating Franklin D. Roosevelt (FDR) as next presidential candidate. Various shots of FDR giving speech from presidential train. He excepts the nomination, despite his desire to retire from public life. More shots of Chicago rally showing campaign for Vice President - Henry Wallace and Scott Lucas are both nominated, but Harry Truman wins support of the party.
Title reads: "Political Highlights".
Various shots Harry Truman relaxing at Missouri home with his family and friends. Various shots Dewey and Bricker, Republican Presidential and Vice Presidential candidates, discussing campaign.