WWII - 1944, USA Homefront: Personalities In The News - State Dept. Aides Sworn In. 20Dec44
Intertitle: Personalities In The News - State Dept. Aides Sworn In
02:39:59 Supreme Court Justice Stanley Reed swearing in Joseph C. Grew as Under Secretary of State. Also taking oath are Assistant Secretaries: William L. Clayton, poet Archibald MacLeish, Nelson Rockefeller, James C. Dunn. Shake hands w/ Stettinius.
02:40:22 Stettinius speaks, SOF: “I am happy to welcome you into the official family of the Department of State, and to express my deep appreciation of the vote of confidence which the Senate has given you & me. I’m certain that all of us here will work together w/ wholehearted determination to meet the challenging tasks that lie ahead.
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