O'Connor, Basil, 1892-1972
Basil O'Connor turns over deed of the Truman Library to the General Service Administration. Harry S. Truman gives title of his papers to the National Archives and Records Service. Speech by Earl Warren
Conclusion of dedication ceremonies for the Harry S. Truman Library. This recording includes MC Basil O'Connor turning the deed to the Truman Library to the US Government, and Administrator of General Services Administration Franklin G. Floete's remarks upon acceptance. In his remarks, Floete conveys President Eisenhower's message. Former president Harry S. Truman introduces former president Herbert Hoover and former first lady Eleanor Roosevelt. Mr. Truman gives brief remarks as he conveys the Truman Papers and Artifacts to Dr. Wayne C. Grover, Archivist of the United States.
KCMO broadcast of the dedication of the Truman Library. Speeches by: Basil O'Connor, Charles Halleck, and Dr. Elmer Ellis
Remarks at the dedication ceremonies for the Harry S. Truman Library (full ceremony is 1 hr., 5 min. - HST speaks for 3 min.). SR72-4-1 is the beginning of the ceremony, which includes MC Basil O'Connor, an invocation by Archbishop of the Kansas City-Saint Joseph Diocese John P. Cody; the National Anthem sung by Phil Regan; welcoming remarks by Independence Mayor Robert P. Weatherford, Jr.; remarks by Governor of Missouri James T. Blair; Speaker of the House Sam Rayburn; Assistant Minority Leader of the House Charles Halleck; Minority Leader of the Senate William F.