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bill atkinson

WKY News Can #545. 1958.

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F2013.134.1.00080 Description: Black and white news footage. (3/5/1958) "Truman on Republicans, Russians, Recession." Silent footage of President Harry S. Truman signing a document. Footage of President Truman at a press conference discussing the Russian government, a summit conference, and the recession. (3/1/1958) "Atkinson Announces for Gov." Silent footage of people in a room holding Atkinson signs and of people walking past a bus with Bill Atkinson for governor sign attached to it. (2/25/1958) "Oil Allowable Meeting." Silent footage of members of Oklahoma Desk and Derrick Clubs, an organization of women who work in the oil industry, entering the courtroom for the oil allowable meeting. (2/25/1958) "Oil Allowable Meeting." Interview with independent oil producer, Mack M. Brauley. He discusses the over-supply of oil problem caused by excessive of importation of oil from abroad and competition to domestic producers in the United States. Texas and Oklahoma producers are forced to reduce production. (3/4/1958) "Truman Roosevelt Wrapup." Silent footage of President Truman at the airport, greeted by a crowd, and his motorcade. In a press conference, President Truman responds to allegations that unemployment during his administration just before the Korean Police Action was worse then than it was in 1958. He also responds to the Republican party accusation that while Republicans are building prosperity during peace time, Democrats Truman and Roosevelt have built theirs on wartime. Footage of Eleanor Roosevelt discussing her views on the nation's education system at a press conference. Both Truman and Roosevelt attended an event sponsored by the OU Young Democrats at University of Oklahoma in observance of the 25th anniversary of Franklin D. Roosevelt's first inauguration. (2/25/1958) "Oil Allowable Meeting." Silent footage of a Oklahoma Corporation Commission meeting in which domestic oil production cuts were discussed. Interview with Mack M. Brauley who discusses whether imported oil is cheaper than crude oil. (3/5/1958) "Eleanor Roosevelt on Education." Eleanor Roosevelt speaks on the nation's education system at a press conference at the University of Oklahoma. She discusses her experience with students in Indiana and more of her views on the U.S. education system. (2/26/1958) "Jones on Oil Allowable Cut." Silent footage of corporation commissioner chairman, Ray C. Jones signing documents. In an interview with Jones, he explains the reasons for a cut in the domestic production of oil. (3/3/1958) "Kerr on Economy." Silent footage of Oklahoma Senator Robert S. Kerr speaking. Kerr discusses the condition of America's economy and his views on how to end the recession. Creator: WKY News Coverage: Oklahoma City (City), in Oklahoma (USA) MARC Geographic Areas: Oklahoma (oku); United States (xxu) Extent (quantity/size): 10min 44sec Media: 16 mm film; Moving Images AVI 1920 x 1080 29.97 FRAMES PER SECOND Subjects: Economic recession / Education--United States / News / Oil--industries / Politics / Press conferences / Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962 / Truman, Harry S. 1884-1972 / University of Oklahoma To purchase a high definition file for commercial use contact Rachael Perry, News Department Administrative Assistant, at KFOR-TV, 405-478-6322, rachael.perry@kfor.com To purchase a watermarked dvd for research purposes contact the Oklahoma Historical Society at http://www.okhistory.org/research/orders?full