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resident Roosevelt signs the Burke-Wadsworth conscription bill in the presence of Secretary of War Henry L. Stimson; Congressman Andrew J. May, chairman of the House Military Affairs Committee; General George C. Marshall; and Senator Morris Sheppard, chairman of the Senate Military Affairs Committee, September 16, 1940. (GCMRL/Photographs, 7084)
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The Draft: Conscription Made Law of the Land

1940
   
Author:  Signal Corps Motion Pictures

Subject: Interwar
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Silent; black & white; 1 min. President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs the Selective Training and Service Act on September 16, 1940, as General George C. Marshall and Secretary of War Henry L. Stimson watch.

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Location: Vault
Call No. 40.09.16B DISC 36
Language: english