Congressman Fish objects to Roosevelt's pact in which Britain will lease navy bases to the U.S. in return for 50 destroyers
Washington DC USA Date:1940 Duration:2 min 25 sec Sound:Yes
Republican New York Congressman Hamilton Fish III rehearsing a public statement on the steps of the Capitol in Washington DC. In his statement, Congressman Fish, known as Hamilton Fish Jr. in the Congress, objects to President Roosevelt's pact in which Britain will lease navy bases to the United States in return for 50 destroyers. He repeats his statement several times for the camera and microphone, rewording the statement somewhat each time.
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