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Pre-WWII - 1941, USA, President Roosevelt: War Aid Pledged, 06Jan41; Hopkins Leaves To Europe

Reel Number: 220624-23

Color: Black and White

Sound: SD

Year / Date: 1941,1940s

Country: England,United Kingdom,USA

Location: New York City,NYC:,Washington, DC

TC Begins: 00:57:32

TC Ends: 01:01:10

Duration: 00:03:38

NOTE: FOR ORDERING See: www.footagefarm.co.uk or contact us at: Info@Footagefarm.co.uk Pre-WWII - 1941, USA, President Roosevelt: Speaks to 77th Congress; Hopkins Leaves For Europe. 00:57:38 Congressmen arrive & shake hands w/ Vice-President John Garner. LS Joint session of Congress & swearing in of Congress. CU Speaker of House Sam Rayburn w/ gavel. 00:58:08 SOF: LS Standing ovation FDR: “Our most useful & immediate roll is to act as an arsenal for them as well as for ourselves. They do not need manpower, but they do need billions of dollar’s worth of the weapons of defense. The time is near when they will not be able to pay for them all in ready cash. We cannot, & we will not, tell them that they must surrender merely because of present inability to pay for the weapons which we know they must have. I do not recommend that we make them a loan of dollars w/ which to pay for these weapons - a loan to be repaid in dollars. I recommend that we make it possible for those nations to continue to obtain war materials in the United States, fitting their orders into our own program. And nearly all of their material would, if the time ever came, be useful in our own defense”. (edit) 01:00:00 “Let us say to the democracies: We Americans are vitally concerned in your defense of freedom. We are putting forth our energies, our resources & our organizing powers to give you the strength to regain & maintain a free world (standing ovation). We shall send you in ever-increasing numbers: ships, planes, tanks, guns. That is our purpose & our pledge”. applause. Pre-WW2; Isolationism; Lend-Lease; Politicians; 01:00:48 Title: New York, N.Y. FDR’s special envoy to Britain, Harry Hopkins, out of car, poses for still photographers, CU. Shaking hands w/ family & down gangway as he leaves for Lisbon (?) on Yankee Clipper as FDR’s liaison for discussions of US aid to Britain. Waves & boards amphibious seaplane. Diplomat; Diplomacy; Conference; NOTE: If requested will provide 00:57:32 - 01:03:35 at per reel rate. FOR ORDERING See: www.footagefarm.co.uk or contact us at: Info@Footagefarm.co.uk

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