Post-WWII - 1945, USA Government: News Reports From Washington
Intertitle: News Reports From Washington - Jap Surrender Document.
12:11:56 07Sep45 MLS Japanese Surrender documents presented to President Truman by Secretary of War Stimson surrounded by Undersecretary of State Dean Acheson, Colonel Bernard Thielen & other military VIPs. CU Truman holding; MS w/ Stimson & documents.
12:12:07 Intertitle: Unveiling Ceremony.
12:12:10 12Sep45 MSs General Wainwright unveils surrender documents signed at Tokyo Bay as its put on display in The National Archives. CUs surrender documents & signatures. (note: narration incorrect re displaying at Library of Congress).
12:12:33 Intertitle: Harry Hopkins Honored.
12:12:36 05Sep45 President Truman in White House Rose Garden pins medal awarded for Hopkins’ service to President Roosevelt.
12:12:46 Intertitle: March of Dimes Check.
12:12:49 05Sep45 Film Executive Nicholas M. Schenck gives $6,000,000 check to President Truman & March of Dimes director Basil O’Connor raised by Motion Picture Theaters of America.
Post-WW2; 1940s; Charity; Fund-Raising; Diplomats;