President Truman signs plan and launches European Recovery Program.
Full title reads: "LEND LEASE FOR PEACE".
New York, United States of America (USA).
Top shot of New York skyscrapers. Several shots of New York dockside. Ships at quayside loading up food. Food being loaded onto ship by cranes. Long shot of New York skyline, pan to ships with large crates. Ships - all library material.
American President Harry Truman signing Marshall aid plan for Europe recovery - he is surrounded by men who made the plan possible. Truman signing Marshall Aid plan. Pressmen filming the signing. Truman handing pen to Senator Vandenberg. Close up shot of the signatures on agreement. Side view, pressmen. Several close up shots of Truman speaking (natural sound). He talks about American battle for peace and and democracy.