Paramount Pictures, Inc., Collection. 1951 - 1951. Motion Picture Newsreel Films. 10/1941 - 3/1957. PARAMOUNT NEWS. [AUG. 9]

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Paramount Pictures, Inc., Collection. 1951 - 1951. Motion Picture Newsreel Films. 10/1941 - 3/1957. PARAMOUNT NEWS. [AUG. 9]

Paramount Pictures, Inc., Collection. 1951 - 1951. Motion Picture Newsreel Films. 10/1941 - 3/1957. PARAMOUNT NEWS. [AUG. 9]

1947

Part 1, Sen. Taft denounces the Truman Administration during a speech from the Governor's mansion in Columbus, Ohio. Harold E. Stassen poses. New York Gov. Dewey and his family attend a "frontier days " celebration in Cheyenne, Wyo. Shows the White House and the 1944 GOP convention. Part 2, swimmers and divers compete in an AAU meet in Tyler, Texas. Shows an old-timers tennis match in Santa Monica, California. Part 3, Elliott Roosevelt testifies before a Senate committee investigating wartime contracts. Also shows Howard Hughes, and Sens. Owen Brewster and Homer Ferguson.

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