• Short Summary

    Martin takes over as Speaker of the house while Barkley becomes Senate minority leader

  • Description

    Gaumont British Ident

    SLATE INFORMATION: Republican Controlled U.S. Congress Opens

    USA: Washington DC:
    EXT/INT

    CONGRESS IN U.S. Shots of the Assembly of the 80th Congress - now controlled by the Republicans. Shots showing the Speaker being sworn in and then the 430 delegates. Good outside shot of the Capitol. This story includes shots of Joseph W Martin, Senator Barkley, leader of a minority and Senator Bilbo of Mississippi

    AMERICAN CONGRESSMEN & SENATORS During the opening session of the 80th Congress - shots of Senator Barkley, leader of the minority. Congressman Joseph W. Martin - the new speaker and Senator Bilbo of Mississippi

    WASHINGTON. Shots of Capitol Hill, showing the exterior of the Congress Building.

    United States of America; Government and Politics

    MARTIN, Joseph William, Jr. (1884-1968) American politician

    BARKLEY, Alben William (1877 -1956) American politician

    BILBO, Theodore Gilmore (1877????????1947) American politician

    TRUMAN, Harry S. (1884-1972) American politician

    Speaker of the House, Senate minority leader, segregation, innaguration, floor, Capitol hill

    Background: Martin takes over as Speaker of the house while Barkley becomes Senate minority leader

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4UQSYHU72SPJUN5EZ6FU44OBS
    Media URN:
    VLVA4UQSYHU72SPJUN5EZ6FU44OBS
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/01/1947
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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