Truman Sees Israel's President

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
361182_1_1
Yes
Washington, DC
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1948  (Actual Year)
B/W
00:11:45 - 00:12:23
Tape Master:
Original Film:
1536
021-147-02
Shaky, dark in spots blurry in contrast and imagery President Truman greets Chaim Weizmann, leader of the New Jewish state in Palestine, and receives from him a 'Torah,' or sacred scroll. The Israel President, hoping for lifting of Arms Embargo, later sails from New York of first leg of journey to the Holy Land.