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Motion Picture MP2002-300

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

Administrative Information

Original Format(s)
Motion Picture
Running Time
11 minutes 11 seconds
Sound
sound
Color
Black & White
Produced by
Screen Gems in association with Ben Gradus
Restrictions
Undetermined
Received
Received from will of Harry S. Truman
Keywords
Campaign trips
Ex-presidents
Political campaigns
Presidential family
Press
Public opinion polls
Description

Merle Miler interviews former president Harry S. Truman. They discuss the 1948 campaign, Margaret and Bess's involvement in it, the whistle stop tour, inaccurate press coverage of it, watching the 1948 RNC, and the inaccurate polling. He also reviews the campaigns of Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, Grover Cleveland, and Andrew Jackson.

Date(s)
ca.
1961 - 1963
Available Format(s)
Motion Picture

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Moving Image Type
Screen Gems

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