President Truman Inauguration
Newsreel footage of President Harry Truman’s inaugural ceremony on January 20, 1949 was shown courtesy of the Truman Presidential… read more
Newsreel footage of President Harry Truman’s inaugural ceremony on January 20, 1949 was shown courtesy of the Truman Presidential Library. The Universal Newsreel features highlights of President Truman’s only inauguration ceremony. He became president in 1945 upon the death of Franklin Roosevelt. In 1948, he was elected, defeating Thomas Dewey in a race many thought he wouldn’t win. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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