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WWII - 1945, USA Government: Roosevelt Inaugural. 20Jan45

Reel Number: 220476-48

Color: Black and White

Sound: SD

Year / Date: 1945,1940s

Country: USA

Location: Washington, DC

TC Begins: 17:58:30

TC Ends: 18:02:15

Duration: 00:03:45

WWII - 1945, USA Government: President Roosevelt’s Swearing In & 4th Inaugural Address - exceprts Title: Movietone News over military montage. 17:58:56 Intertitle: Roosevelt Inaugural 17:59:03 20Jan45. LS over crowd outside White House. 17:59:07 Secretary Stimson & wife, General Marshall & wife, Admiral King, Secretary of State Stettinius entering White House. Wounded veteran pushed in wheelchair up snowy sidewalk, another walks on crutches as guests of honor. President Roosevelt sworn in for 4th term. 17:59:28 LS of standing crowd. MS of Vice-President Truman being sworn in on South Portico; FDR sworn in & shakes hands w/ Supreme Court Justice Harlan Stone. 17:59:47 FDR inaugural address, SOF: “We Americans of today, together w/ our allies are passing thru a period of supreme test, a test of our courage, of our resolve, of our wisdom, of our essential democracy. If we meet that test - successfully & honorably - we shall perform a service of historic importance, of historic importance which men & women & children will honor throughout all time. (edit) 18:00:26 In the days & the years that are to come, we shall work for a just & honorable peace, a durable peace, as today we work & fight for total victory in war. We can and we will achieve such a peace.” (edit) 18:00:50 “And so today, in this year of war, 1945, we have learned lessons-at a fearful cost—and we shall profit by them. We have learned that we cannot live alone, at peace; that our own well-being is dependent on the well-being of other Nations, far away.” (edit) 18:01:20 “The Almighty God has blessed our land in many ways. He has given our people stout hearts & strong arms w/ which to strike mighty blows for freedom & truth. He has given to our country a faith which has become the hope of all peoples in an anguished world. So we pray to Him now for the vision to see our way clearly, to see the way that leads to a better life for ourselves and for all our fellow men—and to the achievement of His will to peace on earth.” WW2; Homefront; 1940s; Inauguration;

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