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An Indiana college professor has found rare film footage showing President Franklin Delano Roosevelt being pushed in a wheelchair, ...
depicting a secret not revealed to the public until after his death. (July 9)
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SHOTLIST:NATIONAL ARCHIVES - COURTESY NATIONAL ARCHIVESPearl Harbor, Hawaii - July 19441. Various of FDR being pushed in wheelchair, sitting AP - AP CLIENTS ONLYNo date or location given2. STILL PHOTO of President Franklin D. RooseveltNATIONAL ARCHIVES - COURTESY NATIONAL ARCHIVESPearl Harbor, Hawaii - July 19443. Wide of shipVOICE-OVER SCRIPT:RECENTLY DISCOVERED FILM FOOTAGE SHOWS PRESIDENT FRANKLIN DELANO ROOSEVELT BEING PUSHED IN A WHEELCHAIR -- DEPICTING A SECRET NOT REVEALED TO THE PUBLIC UNTIL AFTER HIS DEATH.A FRANKLIN COLLEGE PROFESSOR FOUND THE EIGHT-SECOND CLIP WHILE DOING RESEARCH IN THE NATIONAL ARCHIVES.IT SHOWS ROOSEVELT ON THE U.S.S. BALTIMORE AT PEARL HARBOR IN JULY 1944 -- NINE MONTHS BEFORE HIS DEATH -- AND JUST WEEKS AFTER THE ALLIED INVASION OF NORMANDY, FRANCE. THE WHEELCHAIR IS NOT CLEARLY VISIBLE, BUT ITS MOTION IS.THE F-D-R PRESIDENTIAL MUSEUM AND LIBRARY AND THE NATIONAL ARCHIVES BOTH SAY SUCH FOOTAGE IS RARE.ROOSEVELT CONTRACTED POLIO IN 1921 AT AGE 39 -- AND DID NOT PUBLICLY APPEAR IN A WHEELCHAIR THROUGHOUT HIS PRESIDENCY. THE F-D-R MUSEUM SAYS NEWS PHOTOGRAPHERS COOPERATED IN CONCEALING HIS DISABILITY.SIGOUT - Bob McCall/Associated Press--------------------------------------------------------------------