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Newsreels: 1945 - April 12

Public Domain Stock Footage Newsreels: 1945 - April 12

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keywords: death of president franklin d. roosevelt, swearing in of president harry s. truman

Synopsis: The World mourns when it was announced that President Franklin D. Roosevelt has died at the age of 63 while at the Little White House in Warm Springs GA leaving a wartime and political legacy that will impact the World for generations to come with Vice-President Harry S. Truman sworn in as the 33rd President of the United States (2010-648f.txt)...(read more)

  • Date: 1945
  • Duration: 00:07:04
  • Sound: No
  • Color: Monochrome
  • Type: Public Domain
  • Language: English
  • Location: United States

Newsreels: 1945 - April 12

President Franklin D. Roosevelt Dies

It has been announced that President Franklin D. Roosevelt is dead. He had died at 4:35 p.m. Manitowoc time at the Little White House in Warm Springs, Ga., where he had gone to rest. He was in the third month of his fourth term as President. Vice-President Harry S. Truman takes the Oath of Office and becomes the new President Of The United States.