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United News: Release 144 (1945) President Roosevelt Meets Middle East Leaders [electronic resource]

United Newsreel Corporation
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. President Roosevelt is visited aboard a ship by Ibn-Saud, King of Saudi Arabia; Haile Selassie, Emperor of Ethiopia; and King Faruk I of Egypt. 2. Units of the 8th Army, 6th Army (37th Infantry Division), and the 1st Cavalry Division; troops participate in the liberation of Manila; jungle and urban combat, massive fires in the city, captured collaborators, and pro-Allied Philippine guerrillas; General MacArthur inspects a former Japanese prison. 3. French and American representatives discuss U.S. shipments of weapons and supplies to liberated France.
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Run Time
10 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 Meets Middle East Leaders
  • President Roosevelt Meets Middle East Leaders (4:08)
  • Liberation of Manila (5:29)
  • U.S. Sends Raw Materials to France (2:05)
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2010], c1945.
Publisher no.
41581 Films Media Group
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Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
1 streaming video file (10 min.) : sd., col.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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