American newsreel lowering military age to 18-19 years.
Unused / unissued material - dates and locations unclear or unknown.
Title reads: "Congress Acts On FDR's 18-19 Plan - voice Gilbert Martyn".
Washington DC and locations around United States of America (USA).
Various shots congress. C/U American Secretary of War Stimson giving speech about draft. C/U General Hershey and Manpower Commissioner Paul Weinechmach (sp. ?). C/U President Franklin D. Roosevelt (FDR) giving speech about lowering of military age.
Intertitle: "The boys get ready".
Various shots colleges around USA with intertitles superimposed over top: South California, Notre Dame, Pittsburgh, Texas Christian, Cornell.
Various shots young men going over assault course at Cornell. Various shots American soldiers (GIs) marching.
More shots FDR's speech.
NB: This is an American newsreel.