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Post-WWII - 1946, USA Government: Excerpts, President Truman Appeals To Public On Reconversion. 03Jan46

Reel Number: 220474-38

Color: Black and White

Sound: SD

Year / Date: 1946,1940s

Country: USA

Location: Washington, DC

TC Begins: 14:04:32

TC Ends: 14:05:58

Duration: 00:01:26

Post-WWII - 1946, USA Government: Excerpts, President Truman Appeals Public To Contact Congress Main title: Movietone News (over peacetime montage) 14:04:45 Intertitle: President Truman Appeals To Public On Reconversion 14:04:52 03Jan46 MS Truman at desk reads speech, SOF: “Immediately after the surrender of Japan, in the full flush of our victory, representatives of the Congress, of industry, of labor, and of farm organizations called upon me. From them I received promises of cooperation and teamwork during this reconversion period. I regret to say that those promises have not all been kept. (edit) 14:05:22 CU “I urge you to tell your public servants your own views concerning the grave problems facing our country. In a free country the voice of the people must be heard.” (edit) 14:05:37 MS “We cannot face I946 in a spirit of drift or irresolution. The men and women who made this country great and kept it free were plain people with courage and faith. Let us justify this heritage.” (edit) Post-WWII; Unity; Rebuilding Economy; Economics; 1945; Radio Address; Speech;

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