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President Truman Remarks in Philadelphia in the Girard College Chapel

This speech is for the 100th anniversary of Girard College, which is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. President Harry S. Truman talks about Stephen Girard, the benefactor of Girard College. He also talks about the future of the 1948 graduates. President Truman speaks of his youth on the farm.Reel 1: Length, 11 min. 15 sec.CBS Tape No. 3-26-75JF

President Truman, Address at Reyburn Plaza in Philadelphia

President Harry S. Truman's address at Reyburn Plaza in Philadelphia. The President spoke at 5:35 p.m. In his opening words he referred to Mayor Joseph S. Clark, Jr., of Philadelphia. Later he referred to Judge Guy K. Bard, Democratic candidate for Senator, Representatives William A. Barrett, William T. Granahan, Earl Chudoff, and William J. Green, Jr., Harrington Herr and James A. Byrne, Democratic candidates for Representative, all of Pennsylvania, Senators Robert A. Taft of Ohio, Joseph R. McCarthy of Wisconsin, and William E.