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The News Parade: Washington in War Times

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Description Reports on Washington D.C. in wartime as the "center of the battle for liberty." Shows President Roosevelt and Secretary of State Cordell Hull receiving visiting heads of state, including Winston Churchill. Reports on the sudden increase in the city's population during wartime. Brief appearances and addresses by the following: Secretary of the Treasury Henry Morgenthau Jr., War Production Board Chairman Donald M. Nelson, War Conservation Board Chairman Paul V. McNutt, General George C. Marshall, Secretary of War Henry Stimson, Secretary of the Navy Frank Knox , Admiral Ernest Joseph King, Commissioner of Education Dr. J.W. Studebaker,California Congressman Thomas Rolph, and General James Doolittle. Concludes with an address by President Roosevelt to the 28 Allied nations.
"Intimate meetings with men who are shaping America's destiny-President Roosevelt, Admiral King, General Marshall, W.P.B. Chairman Nelson, and many other world-famous personalities."(War Films Bulletin of the Extension Division Indiana University, February, 1943, 6.)
Creator Castle Films
Contributor Ed Herlihy: commentator; Eugene Castle: edited by
Date Issued 1942
Original Format 16mm print
Duration 09:46
Color/Black & White B&W
Sound/Silent Sound
Nation of Origin U.S.
Geographic Coverage Washington D.C., United States