Scenes of Franklin D. and Eleanor Roosevelt in 1920s and 1930s.
United States USA Date:1963 Duration:53 sec Sound:Yes
New York Governor, Al Smith, candidate for President, seen with Franklin D. Roosevelt (FDR), encouraging him to run for Governor. FDR and Eleanor Roosevelt in an open car following his successful election as Governor.
On July 14, 1933, now President Roosevelt, is seen in an open car, with Eleanor, on the grounds of the Catholic University of America. He is dressed in top hat, and Eleanor holds large bouquet of flowers. FDR is later seen,wearing mortar board and gown, as he and Eleanor converse with University Rector James H. Ryan, after receiving an honorary degree as part of the day’s commencement exercises. Montage of scenes showing Eleanor Roosevelt in various political and charitable activities during the 1920s and 1930s.
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