• Short Summary

    President Truman presents special sets of stamps to young people to mark 'Youth Month'.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused footage - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    American newsreel titles read: 'TRUMAN PRESENTS 1ST YOUTH MONTH STAMP'.

    Washington DC, United States of America.

    General view of crowd of young people in the grounds of the White House, Washington DC. C/U of placard with 'Youth Month' on it with three members of the American Boys Club standing beside it. M/S of President Harry S Truman presenting a special set of 'Salute to Youth' stamps to Peter Owens of New York and shaking hands with him. C/U of man clapping.

    M/S of President Truman presenting bound sheet of stamps to teenage girl on crutches, Phyllis Tucker of Maryland. M/S of little girls standing in front of the 'Youth Month' placard. C/U of President Truman and Phyllis with the stamp book open. C/U of the stamp book; camera pulls away from it.

    'Youth Month', in September 1948 was to focus America's mind on the opportunities and problems of its youth.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:43:00 / 01:39:12:00
    UN 1983 I

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