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FDR Funeral
Description: Newsreel about the funeral procession of Franklin Delano Roosevelt in 1945.
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Clip #: MF-5C-5
Length: 7:41
Year: 1945
Color: B/W
Sound: Sound
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1940s
Subject: Government
Original: 35mm
Keywords:
1940s, 1945, Movietone News, newsreel, Georgia, Warm Springs, President, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, FDR, procession, women and children in wheelchairs lined up along side of street watching motorcade carry FDR’s body to funeral train, funeral train departing from Warm Springs station, throngs of people watching funeral train as it passes by, Washington D.C., Union Station, dignitaries meeting funeral train at Union Station to pay homage, new President Harry S. Truman, Secretary of Commerce Henry A. Wallace, White House advisor James F. Byrnes, Secretary of War Henry L. Stimson, Fleet Admiral William D. Leahy, President of the Philippines Sergio Osmeña, members of the Roosevelt family, procession with horse-drawn Army caisson carrying the casket to the White House, motorcade, children and adults lined up on sidewalks to watch procession, spectators crying, mourners, body arriving at White House, Eleanor Roosevelt followed by family members entering White House behind casket, dignitaries entering White House, members of Congress, Alexander Cambridge, 1st Earl of Athlone, Governor General of Canada, FDR’s friend and advisor Harry Hopkins, body lying in state inside White House, dignitaries leaving White House, Edith Wilson, British Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden, former Chief Justice Charles Evans Hughes, Bernard Baruch, Thomas E. Dewey, New York, Hyde Park, FDR home, Springwood Estate, funeral ceremony, burial service, Honor Guard of West Point Cadets, President Truman and Bess Truman, Chief of Staff General Marshall, Fleet Commander Admiral King, James A. Farley, War Secretary Henry L. Stimson, Prime Minister of Canada William Lyon Mackenzie King, Secretary of State Edward Stettinius Jr., former Governor Herbert H. Lehman, Secretary of Treasury Henry Morgenthau Jr.

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Original nitrate film elements no longer available

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