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Truman Urges Universal Training

Reel Number: 221092-41

Color: Black and White

Sound: SIL and SD

Year / Date: 1947

Country: USA

Location: NJ,Princeton

TC Begins: 17:23:59

TC Ends: 17:26:25

Duration: 00:02:26

Truman Urges Universal Training Albert Einstein in cap & gown arriving at honorary graduation ceremony at Princeton University. President Truman & Herbert Hoover in procession also. Eisenhower in uniform receives scroll on outdoor platform to applause from large audience. Truman given doctorate hood & poses for cameras. Truman speech at podium - asks for military training programme for young people “...in order not to win a war, but in order to prevent one”. NB Sound intermittent but speech intact. 1940s. Post-WWII; Draft; Cold War;

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