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    Inauguration of President Franklin D. Roosevelt

    Newsreel footage of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s 1945 inauguration was shown.

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    Book Discussion on Tuesday in November

    Tuesday in November is a 1945 United States Office of War Information - Overseas Division film detailing the process of voting during the 1944 election, in which President Franklin…

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    Book Discussion on The World at War

    The World at War was a film released in theaters in 1942 that uses newsreel footage and captured Axis film to document Nazi and Japanese military action leading up to the December 7, 1941,…

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    1944 Republican National Convention

    A United Newsreel clip was shown from the 1944 Republican National Convention in Chicago in which Thomas Dewey was nominated to carry the GOP ticket. Thomas Dewey was shown in Albany, N.Y.,…

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    Book Discussion on The Year 1945

    A 1945 newsreel from United News titled The Year 1945 gave a retrospective of the year. The many events included the Battle of the Bulge, the death of President Roosevelt, the…

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    Japan Surrenders

    A 1945 “United News” newsreel from the U.S. Office of War Information titled Japan Surrenders shows an overview of Japan at war in the Pacific since 1931 through the celebration…

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    Book Discussion on The War Ends in Europe

    The U.S. Office of War Information 1945 United Newsreel The War Ends in Europe included a video clip of President Turman’s May 8, 1945, radio announcement of the surrender of Germany…

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    President Franklin Roosevelt Funeral

    U.S. Office of War Information newsreel depicting Franklin Roosevelt’s April, 1945 funeral and scenes of new President Truman including him speaking to a joint session of congress.

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    World War II Military Strategy

    Army Chief of Staff General George C. Marshall explained the decision to defeat Italy and Germany before concentrating on Japan in a 1945 film from the U.S. Office of War…

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