U.S. President Harry Truman lands at Military Airbase. At White House Rose Garden, Truman speaks near bond drive flower sign.
United States USA Date:1951 Duration:3 min 14 sec Sound:NO SOUND
President Harry Truman is aboard the VC-118 presidential aircraft (Independence) as it arrives at U.S. Military airfield and taxis in to park. Across the runway in far background, a formation of military personnel can be seen. President Truman descends steps from the aircraft, followed by flag officers of the Air Force, Army and Navy. He is greeted by officials, including Secretary of State Dean Acheson. . A crowd is gathered to welcome the President. Photographers take pictures. Led by a motorcycle escort, the President drives away in a white convertible limousine, accompanied by Secret Service agents. Unrelated scenes in the White House Rose Garden. A sign made completely of flowers reads: Make today your D-Day, buy United States Defense Bonds. President Harry Truman, wearing a flower in his lapel, stands next to the flower sign and speaks briefly. A group of women listen to the President.
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