Paramount Pictures, Inc., Collection. 1951 - 1951. Motion Picture Newsreel Films. 10/1941 - 3/1957. PARAMOUNT NEWS [APR. 18]

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Paramount Pictures, Inc., Collection. 1951 - 1951. Motion Picture Newsreel Films. 10/1941 - 3/1957. PARAMOUNT NEWS [APR. 18]

Paramount Pictures, Inc., Collection. 1951 - 1951. Motion Picture Newsreel Films. 10/1941 - 3/1957. PARAMOUNT NEWS [APR. 18]

1945

On the death of President Roosevelt. Shows the flag at half-mast at the Capitol, the White House, and Hyde Park. Harry Truman takes the presidential oath. Flashbacks show Roosevelt posing with his Cabinet and with Gen. Marshall; reporting to Congress on the Yalta Conference; at the 1933 inauguration; on a South American tour, at Hyde Park; with King George VI and Queen Elizabeth; with his family; at the 1945 inauguration; reviewing troops; with Winston Churchill; asking Congress to declare war on Japan; with Churchill, Giraud, and de Gaulle at the Casablanca Conference; with Stalin at the Teheran Conference; with Adm. Nimitz and Gen. MacArthur; with Churchill and Sec. of State Stettinius at the Quebec Conference; and at the Yalta Conference. Other personages include Alger Hiss, James Byrnes, Joe Martin, Tom Connally, Harold Stassen, Dean Gildersleeve, and Arthur Vandenberg. Includes aerial views of San Francisco.

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