Senator Harry Truman being congratulated upon his nomination as candidate for Vice-President
Washington DC USA Date:1944 Duration:1 min 14 sec Sound:NO SOUND
U.S. Senator Harry S. Truman is standing by a table, surrounded by members of his staff and friends, who congratulate him on his selection as Vice Presidential candidate, by the Democratic National Convention in 1944. Among those seen are Mildred Lee Dryden,his personal Secretary, and U.S. Postmaster General Frank C. Walker. After shaking hands with all present, he sits down at the table, refers to some papers, and makes some remarks. Scene shifts to Truman seated at the table along with Postmaster Walker. Staff and friends are standing around them. They shake hands and Truman rises to start shaking hands all around. This is immediately repeated in another take, in which Postmaster Walker is laughing. After repeating the handshakes, Truman and Walker sit down again at the table.
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