Chief Justice Stone swears in President Harry S Truman in Washington DC, and Truman's early life highlights.
Washington DC USA Date:1945, April 12 Duration:2 min 49 sec Sound:Yes
Chief Justice Harland F. Stone swears-in President Harry S Truman in Washington DC as President of the United States. James Forrestal, Edward R Stettinius and others look on. Views of the town of Lamar, Missouri where Truman was born, and of his home in Independence, Missouri. Pictures of Harry Truman in his World War I uniform and battle scenes during the first World War. Truman in front of a statue as a newly elected Senator. Harry Truman chosen as Vice President and view of him speaking with President Roosevelt. View of U.S. Capitol and Washington monument during funeral procession of Franklin D. Roosevelt, along with White House flag at half staff. President Harry Truman gives speech to Congress in the U.S. Capitol.
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