U.S. Democratic Victory Dinner. Washington, D.C. March 4, 1937
Washington DC Date:1937, March 4 Duration:2 min 5 sec Sound:Yes
A large crowd of the Democratic Party faithful, in formal dress, gather for a Victory Dinner, in the Willard Hotel, Washington, DC, to celebrate Franklin D. Roosevelt's reelection in 1937. An orchestra plays "Happy Days Are Here Again." The President stands at a table (with a man assisting him) as Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt is escorted to his side. A battery of news photographers take their pictures. Mrs. Roosevelt speaks to President Roosevelt and then leaves. Scene shifts to banquet hall with guests seated at a long table, surrounded by others at round tables. The orchestra plays smooth dinner music. Waiters move among the guests. Reelected President Roosevelt chats with his Vice President, John Nance Garner, seated to his left.
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