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    George Meany on the Taft Hartley Act and 1952 Presidential Election

    George Meany, secretary-treasurer of the American Federation of Labor (AFL), appeared on the “Longines Chronoscope” interview program. He talked about his stance on the…

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    Korean War Peace Negotiations

    Former U.S. Deputy Representative to the United Nations Ernest Gross was interviewed about the state of the peace negotiations to end the Korean War. Other topics included troop…

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    Senator Hubert Humphrey Interview

    Senator Hubert Humphrey (D-MN) appeared on the “Longines Chronoscope” interview program. Topics included the growth of communism, President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s…

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    1952 Summer Olympics

    From 1952, this archival film previews the Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Finland. Asa Bushnell, Secretary of the U.S. Olympic Committee, is interviewed on a weekly news program aired on…

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    Representative Frederic Coudert on Taxes and the Debt Limit

    Representative Frederic Coudert (R-NY) discussed taxes and the House Resolution he introduced to halt federal government spending at seventy one billion dollars.  This fifteen minute…

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    Eleanor Roosevelt Interview

    Former first lady Eleanor Roosevelt, a former delegate to the United Nations General Assembly, appeared on the “Longines Chronoscope” interview program. Topics included the…

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    Senator Joseph McCarthy Interview

    Senator Joseph McCarthy (R-WI) appeared on the “Longines Chronoscope” interview program. Topics included the presidential and senatorial campaigns in Wisconsin, communists…

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    Egyptian Ambassador Rahim Interview

    Egyptian Ambassador to the United States Mohammed Kamil Abdul Rahim appeared on the “Longines Chronoscope” interview program. The ambassador discussed Middle East politics…

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    Governor Earl Warren Interview

    Governor Earl Warren (R-CA) appeared on the “Longines Chronoscope” interview program. Topics include the internal discord in the Republican Party, Governor Warren’s…

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