As Truman holds his last cabinet meeting, Ike prepares to take over reins of power.
Washington, United States of America.
LV. President Harry S. Truman and cabinet seated around table. SCU. Truman with Secretary of State, Dean Acheson seated at table. SV. Members of Truman's cabinet seated at table. SV. Acheson presents Truman with chair. CU. Inscription on chair. SCU, Truman leaning on chair.
New York, United States of America.
CU. Sign "South Room" over door. SV. Pan John Foster Dulles (Secretary of State) and Vice-President elect Richard Nixon on way to meeting. SV. SV. Pan Other members of Ike's cabinet on way to meeting. SV. President elect Dwight D Eisenhower and Sherman Adams arriving for meeting. SV. Newsreel cameras. SV. Ike's Cabinet. SV. Ike's Cabinet. MV. Ike's Cabinet.
SV. Ike's son alighting from 'plane. SV. Pressmen interviewing Major John Eisenhower. CU. John Eisenhower, SV. Pressmen. CU. Ike and John.
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