Eisenhower - American Legion Convention
Monday, August 25, 1952
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Legionnaires chant "We Want Ike."
Eisenhower speaks out for fallen soldiers, their widows and children and disabled veterans. References his candidacy for president, anti-communist speech. Discusses how communism enslaves the people - they are not free to make their own path.
Talks about how communists have infiltrated into our own country - and even into our government.
Unexplained silence between 30:00 in - 31:30.
Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection
WNYC archives id: 69785
Municipal archives id: LT799