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Truman with Chaim Weizmann

Film | Accession Number: 1994.119.1 | RG Number: RG-60.1021 | Film ID: 928

Universal Newsreel, Vol. 21, No. 147, Part 2A. Release date, 05/27/1948.
President Truman greets Chaim Weizmann, leader of the new Jewish state in Palestine, and receives from him a Torah. The Israel President, hoping for lifting of arms embargo, later sails from New York on first leg of journey to the Holy Land.

Unrelated newsreel footage follows this clip at:
01:53:51 "Sporting Highlights: Solons in Baseball Slugfest; British Soccer Champs Win"

Genre
Newsreel
Duration
00:00:39
Event Date
1948 May 27
Locale
Washington, DC, United States
New York, NY, United States
Language
Mute
Genre/Form
Newsreels.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
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