Secretary of Defense Louis Johnson opens an exhibit about Negroes in the military at the Pentagon in Virginia, United States.
Arlington Virginia USA Date:1950, April 24 Duration:3 min 2 sec Sound:Yes
An exhibit at the Pentagon in Virginia, focusing on the contributions of Negroes in the United States military. American lawyer John P. Davis, publisher of the magazine 'Our World' stands with the United States Secretary of Defense Louis Johnson. Davis is introduced to Johnson. Mr Davis speaks at the microphone and explains the idea behind the exhibition of the photographs. Mr Johnson addresses people and talks about the exhibition, referencing President Truman's Executive Order 9981 regarding integration in the military. Johnson and Davis cut the tape to inaugurate the exhibition.
This historic stock footage available in HD and SD video. View pricing below video player.
Have a correction or more info about this clip? Edit Now
Be the first to correct or edit this clip's info! Edit Now