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Decision: The Conflicts of Harry S. Truman - At War With the Experts, Episode No. 6

Administrative Information

Original Format(s)
Motion Picture
Footage
907 feet
Running Time
25 minutes
Film Gauge
16mm
Sound
sound
Color
Black & White
Produced by
Columbia Pictures - Ben Gradus in association with Screen Gems and David Noyes
Restrictions
Restricted
Description

Episode 6. At War With the Experts. This episode focuses on the founding of the state of Israel.

Date(s)
1964

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Moving Image Type
Motion Picture

Shot List

  • Reel 1
2:15   Credits begin.
2:55   Mideast powder keg - 1948.
3:20   Truman speaks - "Midwest Baptist".
3:50   Members of Truman's family displaced in Civil War.
4:50   Jewish Holocaust - needed homeland - refugee scenes.
5:40   Balfour Declaration.
5:55   Israeli's working - made desert bloom.
6:25   Vagueness of Balfour Declaration - Truman comments on thoughts that the Israeli's could show Arabia modern state.
7:20   British White Paper.
7:50   Truman speaks - needs a place for Displaced Persons - misery in camps.
8:35   Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower speaks on plight of Jews in camps.
9:10   Truman speaks - no intention to use U.S. troops.
9:45   Jewish refugees smuggled into Palestine - British blockade.
11:20   Truman comments on Ernest Bevin's statement.
11:40   Clement Atlee speaks.
12:00   Jews incarcerated at Cyprus.
12:40   Truman narrates - Warren Austin at United Nations.
13:38   United Kingdom at UN speaks.
13:55   Austin speaks at UN.
14:20   United Kingdom delegate speaks.
14:40   Terrorism in Palestine - United Kingdom wants to keep friendship with "oil-rich Arabs" - Death and fortification in Palestine.
16:20   Truman narrates - on partition plan.
16:35   United Nations debate.
17:15   Austin at UN.
17:30   Announcement of Jewish State impending.
17:50   Truman narrates - scenes in Palestine - Truman quotes speech - Golden Rule.
18:30   British lower flag and leave.
19:15   Israeli's raise flag.
19:40   Map - war zone and war scenes.
20:15   Truman narrates - "Loneliest Place" - "Buck Stops Here".
20:50   Chaim Weizmann.
21:10   Truman narrates - talks about Eddie Jacobson, "finest man".
21:45   Picture of Truman and Jacobson.
21:55   Truman recalls Jacobson getting Chaim Weizmann into White House "wonderful man" - "You two Jews have put it over on me again" - Mark Twain's quote - "Always do right …."
23:35   U.S. delegate announces U.S. recognition.
23:40   Weizmann speaks of appreciation - Israeli's celebrating.
24:30   Truman speaks
24:45   Israeli's name village after Truman - Truman says "I'm not ready yet to go into piece of marble".