Truman with Chaim Weizmann
- Film Title
- Truman sees Israel President
- Event Date
- 1948 May 27
New York, NY, United States
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
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:
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