President Harry S. Truman congratulates Marshall upon taking the oath of office as secretary of state, while former Secretary James F. Brynes (center) watches. (GCMRL/Photographs, 667)

General Marshall is Sworn in as the New Secretary of State

Author:  Signal Corps Motion Pictures

Subject: Marshall, George C.

Sound; black & white; 1 1/2 min. George C. Marshall is sworn in as secretary of state on January 21, 1947, by Chief Justice Fred M. Vinson as President Harry S. Truman and members of the Cabinet look on. Marshall is congratulated by President Truman and former Secretary James F. Byrnes. Seated at his desk, Secretary Marshall makes a short statement about the responsibilities of his new post.

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Location: Vault
Call No. 47.01.21 DISC 22
Language: english