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United News: Release 129 (1944) President Roosevelt Returns to Washington [electronic resource]

United Newsreel Corporation
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. President Roosevelt, Harry Truman, and Henry Wallace ride from Union Station to the White House; F.D.R. visits the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. 2. Mail for U.S. troops is sorted at a New York City post office and at the front. 3. U.S. troops advance on Leyte; U.S. and Japanese ships battle in the Philippine Sea; Admiral Nimitz speaks after the naval victory. 4. Trucks carry military supplies to the front lines in operation "Red Ball Express.
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Run Time
11 min.
6 & up
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on March 16, 2010.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Variant Title
President Roosevelt Returns to Washington
  • President Roosevelt Returns to Washington (1:53)
  • U.S. Post Office Rushes Mail to Troops Abroad (1:27)
  • Sea Battle of the Philippines (4:57)
  • Miracle Highway Speeds Supplies in Europe (1:53)
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2010], c1944.
Publisher no.
41533 Films Media Group
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Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
1 streaming video file (11 min.) : sd., col.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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