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Newsreels 1946 October 14
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keywords: u.s. politics, president harry s. truman, government price control, meat products, hollywood movie strike, afl labor union strike
Synopsis: President Harry S. Truman Lifts All Price Controls On Meat, Film Stars Urge Arbitration In Hollywood Labor Union Strike...(read more)
- Date: 1946
- Duration: 00:04:15
- Sound: Yes
- Color: Monochrome
- Type: Public Domain
- Language: English
- Location: United States
President Harry S. Truman Lifts All Price Controls On Meat
In a dramatic announcement of the end of all controls on meat prices, President Truman tells the nation that the supply is plentiful and that prices should not sky-rocket. After surprise announcement many put meat on U.S. tables before the coming elections. Price controls.
Film Stars Urge Arbitration In Hollywood Labor Union Strike
Members of the Screen Actors Guild arrive by plane in Chicago to petition the A.F. of L. (American Federation of Labor) convention to settle the Hollywood movie strike. The committee says the tie-up is a jurisdictional quarrel that threatens motion picture entertainment for millions. Shows members of the Screen Actors Guild as actor Walter Pidgeon reads a prepared statement. Shows striking A.F. Of L. union workers carrying signs on picket line. Shows police arresting some of the strikers. Workers on strike, picket line of striking union workers.