Fighting President (Part V)
Fighting President (Part V) - FDR Presidential Library 1933 - Video 242 - FDR 201-30-6 Fighting President (Part V) 10 mins. (368 ft), composite, b & w, 35mm Audio track - except for 1st shot (oath of office) sound is narration by Edwin C. Hill with music underneath. Continuation of film showing events leading to FDR's election. 1933: FDR going to church with family first Sunday after election; FDR signing Banking Act with Secretary of Treasury Woodin; first "Fireside Chat" March 12, calls for confidence, views of Americans listening to speech in their homes; vote to legalize beer (mentioned) shot of Congress, March 16; reforestation program - activities in lumber mill, March 21; FDR signing bill to legalize beer - work in breweries shown, March 22. Archival footage from the FDR Presidential Library.
FDR Presidential Library