United States Presidential elections of 1948. A railway station in United States. Thomas Dewey, the Republican candidate for U.S. Presidential elections arrives in a train. He meets people at the station terminal. He stands at the train door and addresses the crowd from train itself. On the train is written 'Dewey Victory Special'. A crowd gathers to hear his speech. Dewey along with his wife, Frances Hutt Dewey, waves at the crowd and moves inside the train.
United States Presidential elections of 1948. A huge crowd of supporters wait for the train 'Dewey Victory Special' at a decorated railway station. Thomas Dewey, the Republican candidate for U.S. Presidential elections and his wife, Frances Hutt Dewey, arrive in a train. He addresses the crowd from the train. Women clap while listening to his speech. He and his wife wave hands towards their supporters, as their train departs from the station.
United States Presidential elections of 1948. Women and girls feed a donkey, there parodying the democratic party, and they place a poster on it. The poster on donkey reads 'Our next President-Thomas Dewey'. A crowd of women stands near the donkey, at the railway station terminal in Junction City, Kansas. A train arrives and emerges Thomas Dewey, the Republican candidate for U.S. Presidential elections. Women pose the donkey in front of him. He addresses the crowd. Guards control the crowd. Men show placards to Dewey as he finishes his speech and move inside.
United States Presidential elections of 1948. A huge crowd of supporters wait for the train 'Dewey Victory Special' of Thomas Dewey, the Republican candidate for U.S. Presidential elections. Supporters of Dewey outside the Sunrise Feed and Feed store in Warrensburg, Missouri, listen to Dewey as he addresses the crowd from the back of his train.
United States President Harry S Truman with Vice President Garner in Texas during an election campaign. President Truman in car with Vice President John Nance Garner 'Cactus Jack'. Man with a sheep. Sign on the sheep reads 'Dewey Goat', and Truman is seen petting the sheep that represents his opponent. Crowd greets President Truman in San Antonio and waves as his car goes by on a street. Truman is seen posing in front of the Alamo. Next Truman visits Austin Texas where he addressed Civil Rights, according to the narrator, saying that his opponents, the Republicans, don't want public unity. President Truman meets on his moving train car with Sam Rayburn, the former Speaker of the House of Representatives. President Truman addresses a large crowd gathered outdoors in Fort Worth Texas. Next seen shows his opponents activities: Crowd greets Governor Thomas E Dewey in Oakland California. Banner reads 'Welcome Governor Dewey'. Train of Governor Dewey is seen moving on tracks. Scenes of Republican presidential candidate Dewey with Mrs. Dewey addressing a crowd in Kelso, Oregon. Officials there present him with a string of fresh caught salmon fish as a gift. Governor Dewey on dais with his wife. Mrs. Dewey addresses crowd.
A car arrives at the White House in Washington DC. President Harry S. Truman is presented a Jewish Torah by Dr. Chaim Weizmann, first President of the newly declared State of Israel. Exterior view of White House. Truman with Secretary of State, George Marshall, by the fireplace inside the White House. They discuss world affairs looking at a globe. An animated map shows the increasing Soviet Communist influence in Europe. April 3, 1948, President Truman signs the Economic Assistance Act, know as the Marshall Plan, as members of Congressional leadership look on. Sacks of grain being off loaded at a dock in Italy, as part of Marshall Plan aid. Scene shifts to October 6, 1948 with crowd gathered outside the Democratic Convention at Convention Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Convention delegates applaud during President Truman's address. Officials on stage. Truman talks about his sincere desire to promote peace throughout the world. Pictures of Franklin Roosevelt and Alben Barkley on stage. The White House. Truman seated at a table.