- Title: CF888
Keywords: Franklin D Roosevelt, New Deal, USA, Great Depression
FDR behind desk, speech ' it is clear ... a few timid people will try to give new and strange names to what we are doing ...fascism, communism, regimentation, socialism ... I believe in practical explanations and policies'. End on NRA logo.
Keywords: USA, San Francisco, Great Depression, Trade Unions, protest, strike, riot, US National Guard.
GV of idle wharf on San Francisco waterfront, police in action against strikers with tear-gas launchers in the streets, an arrested picket is led away, wounded strikers on sidewalk put onto stretcher, armed US National Guardsmen riding in lorries with Browning .30 calibre machine gun, armed sentries on duty on quayside.
Keywords: USA, Maryland, protest, riot, Great Depression
Scenes from a riot involving both white and black people. Whites use water hoses and stones amid rural shacks, police arrest black woman, arrest black people bundled into police black maria.
Keywords: Roosevelt, Huey Long, Father Coughlin, radio, USA
Crowds watch presidential motorcade, FDR poses for camera, addresses joint session of Congress, congressmen listening, family groups listening to radio speech at home, hospital patients listen to radio - good shots, FDR driven away in his car with secret servicemen escort on foot, Senator Huey Long speech on his disappointment of 3m WW1 veterans over rejection by FDR of bonus payment. Charles E Coughlin addressing Madison Square Garden rally saying that no veterans was asked whether he should go to fight when American entered the war. Good shots of Coughlin.
BW, 1938 - 1939
Keywords: Sharecroppers, poverty, USA, Richmond, Virginia, Great Depression, segregation
White landlord leans on his car and watches three black sharecropper tenants plough a field with mules, sharecropper shacks, ints of black sharecropper family home, woman prepares meal, family sits down to eat roast meat joint. Sign for ' colored entrance ' in Richmond, Virginia railroad station, scenes on Main Street, black and white pedestrians, busy traffic, sign ' White House of the Confederacy '. sign for black travellers to lodge in a hotel for ' coloureds ', view of the Confederate White House.
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