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keywords: united nations, mediator count folke bernadotte, assassination, eulogy, 1948 presidential race, new york governor thomas e. dewey, president harry s. truman

Synopsis: Assassinated Count Folke Bernadotte Mourned, 1948 Presidential Campaign Between Harry S. Truman And Thomas E. Dewey, Air Force F-86 Sabre Jet Sets New Speed Record, Secretary Of State George Marshall Received Humanitarian Award...(read more)

  • Date: 1948
  • Duration: 00:04:23
  • Sound: No
  • Color: Monochrome
  • Type: Public Domain
  • Language: English
  • Location: United States

Newsreels 1948 September 20

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Assassinated Count Folke Bernadotte Mourned

Count Bernadotte, United Nations (U.N.) Meditator in Palestine, is slain by assassin's bullets. Shows Count Bernadotte exiting a United Nations plane; CU image of Count Folke Bernadotte.

LS, Palais de Chaillot, United Nations (U.N.) Paris Headquarters in 1948. Interior scenes of the United Nations (U.N.) Headquarters as the General Assembly meet at Palais de Chaillot Paris France. In Paris, a special session of the United Nations hears a eulogy by Britain's Sir Alexander Cadogan.

History Note: Count Folke Bernadotte was killed by members of the Jewish Zionist group Lehi, commonly known as the Stern Group or Stern Gang.

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1948 Presidential Campaign Between Harry S. Truman And Thomas E. Dewey

The 1948 Presidential campaign enters its intensive phase, with both major party candidates on transcontinental speaking trips by train to the West. In Albany, N.Y. Governor Dewey gets a royal send-off as he begins his campaign aboard the campaign train "Victory Special."

President Truman with his Vice President running mate Alben W. Barkley on rear platform of train. In Iowa, President Truman appears at farm rally where he described his opponents as "gluttons of privilege.

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Air Force F-86 Sabre Jet Sets New Speed Record

A new official world's speed record of 671 m.p.h. is established by Air Force major Richard Johnson, flying a production model F-86 jet fighter. Spectacular pictures of a spectacular aerial feat.

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Secretary Of State George Marshall Receives International Humanitarian Award

Secretary of State George Marshall leaves by plane for the important U.N. meeting in Paris. Prior to departure, he receives the Variety Club's International Humanitarian Award for his efforts on behalf of world peace. Scene of four news photographers with vintage film cameras with flash attachments taking pictures.

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