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Motion Picture MP2002-260A

Screen Gems Collection (outtakes from the television series “Decision:  The Conflicts of Harry S. Truman”)

Administrative Information

Original Format(s)
Motion Picture
Footage
42 feet
Running Time
40 seconds
Film Gauge
35mm
Sound
magnetic soundtrack
Produced by
Screen Gems in association with Ben Gradus
Restrictions
Undetermined
Received
From the will of Harry S. Truman
Keywords
Presidential campaign, 1952
Description

Former president Harry S. Truman explains why he did not run for president in 1952. Sound only.

Date(s)
1961 - 1963

SD-quality copies of already digitized motion pictures are available for $20, and HD-quality copies of already digitized motion pictures are $50. Copies of motion pictures not already digitized will incur additional costs.

This item does not circulate but reproductions may be purchased.

To request a copy of this item, please contact truman.reference@nara.gov​​​​​​​

Please note that this video belongs to a different video collection than the items available to be borrowed by teachers, from our Education Department.

Moving Image Type
Screen Gems

Shot List

Audio file

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Voice of Harry S. Truman:  My decision not to be a candidate in 1952 dates back to my inauguration in 1949. I found myself thinking of my own future and made up my mind then and there that I would not run again.

Different recording of voice of Harry S. Truman:  I want the people to know the presidency as I have experienced it and I want them to know me as I am.

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