President Harry S. Truman addresses gathering in Kansas City during homecoming celebration.
Kansas City Kansas USA Date:1945, June 27 Duration:33 sec Sound:NO SOUND
President Harry S. Truman's homecoming to Independence, Missouri. He is being honored by the city in the auditorium of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. President Truman addresses the gathering during this first trip back to his home area since becoming President. The President exits after speech. U.S. flags on the building. The President gets into his car. Photographers rush to take pictures. Views of the exterior of the Westport Men's Wear clothing store in Kansas City, owned by President Truman's lifelong friend, Edward "Eddie" Jacobson. Secret Service mill about the entrance while the President is inside. A sign above the store sign reads 'Arrow shirts." The President and his party exit the store, and reenter his parked convertible.
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