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1947--The Freedom Train--1949
"Freedom is EVERYBODY'S Job"

On the Air
NBC & CBS
1947--The Freedom Train--1949
Radio Network Specials
On the Air
NBC & CBS

The Freedom Train went through all 48 States
during the incredible 2 year, 35,000 mile journey,
with over 3.5 Million American's signing
The Freedom Pledge Scroll.

NBC Radio Network CBS Radio Network

Philadelphia, PA - September 16, 1947
Opening Night-Independance Hall
Fred Waring & the Pensylvanians
John Foster Dulles
Attorney General Tom Clark
9:30-10:00 pm


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3.5 Mb
Total Run Time-29:46


New York City - September 24, 1947
Authur Godfrey gives Freedom Train
tour from Grand Central Station.
Christopher Columbus Letter
The Messenger-Paul Revere's Commission
Iwo Jima Flag


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1.6 Mb
Total Run Time-14:24

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