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Reel Number: 250007-09
Color: Black and White
Year / Date: 1940
TC Begins: 14:04:50
TC Ends: 14:07:49
1940 - USA Homefront, Donald Douglas on American aircraft industry availability to government MCU. Donald Douglas seated at desk w/ cut-away commercial four-engine plane illustration on wall behind, two-engine model plane mounted on desk. Reading from paper, SOF: “We can do it, no task is too great, no accomplishment impossible for a free people united in the loyalty & love of their country. I’m confident that the airplane industry of the United States can and will keep pace with the needs and desires of our government. Every facility of our plants & our organizations are at the service & call of our National Defense first, last and always.” 14:05:40 CU. Repeat of above quote, then: “I know that the American aircraft manufacturers, functioning under a free Democratic system in the American way, unhampered by politics & partisanship, can & will help the President & the Congress meet the challenge to everything held dear. 14:06:36 CU. Repeat part of above, then “...every facility of our plants & every resource of our own organization are at the service & call of the National Defense first, last & always. I know the American aircraft manufacturers... 14:07:29 MS. “I know that the American aircraft manufacturers... (repeat) Pre-WWII War Effort; Pre-WW2 Business Leaders; Patriotism;
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