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

United Newsreel Corporation
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
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.
Release Date
1944
Run Time
11 min.
Language
English
Rating
6 & up
Notes
  • 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
Contents
  • 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)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2010], c1944.
Publisher no.
41533 Films Media Group
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Description
1 streaming video file (11 min.) : sd., col.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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