Post-WWII - 1946, USA, Ceremony: Roosevelt Home Is Dedicated As National Shrine. 12Apr46
Main title, Movietone News over peacetime montage.
10:08:41 Intertitle: Roosevelt Home Is Dedicated As National Shrine.
10:08:48 MLS Exterior, President Roosevelt’s home at Hyde Park. Int. FDR w/ mother in front of fireplace; empty living room, desk, library, bedroom.
10:09:15 Large crowd outside house for dedication / commemoration.
10:09:22 MS Eleanor Roosevelt at microphones w/ VIPs, speech SOF: It is w/ pleasure that our children & I see this house dedicated to the people & open to them. I now turn over the full possession of the land, the house w/ its contents, the other buildings which my husband willed to the people of the United States.(standing applause).
10:09:54 President Truman at microphones, SOF: We stand in reverence at this hallowed spot consecrated to the memory of a great American who has become a great citizen of the world. We are here not only here to do honor to the immortal spirit of Franklin D. Roosevelt, we are here to gain strength for what is ahead. To gain it from the inspiration of his deeds, from inspiration of the humane principals which brought them to pass.”