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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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F.D.R. Signs Draft Law

1940
   
Author:  Universal Newsreel

Subject: Interwar
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Sound; black & white; 7 min. President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs the Selective Training and Service Act on September 16, 1940. General George C. Marshall stands behind the president during the ceremony. Outtake 3930×1. Outtake Tape 93 (start 1:32:44).

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Location: Vault
Call No. Tape IX-4, 0:07:08; Tape X-6, 0:05:45
Holding ID: NARA/RG 200-UN-12-912-1
Language: english