keywords: uso armed forces religious emphasis day, philadelphia, church, synagogue
Synopsis: USO-Armed Forces Religious Emphasis Day in Philadelphia. Religious Emphasis Day in Philadelphia in 1958 marked the second time that this city in cooperation with the USO and 40 churches and synagogues invited 6,000 servicemen and women to partake of traditional city hospitality in this most unusual program. Armed Forces personnel from surrounding military installations came to Philadelphia for religious services, church and home hospitality, sight-seeing, and staged entertainment at Convention Hall during the evening. The film has a wealth of background data on the "City of Brotherly Love."