Douglas MacArthur, from The WPA Film Library Speeches Collection

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  • This collection of significant speeches given by Douglas MacArthur spans a decade that ranges from the mid-'40s to the mid-'50s.


  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on January 28, 2012.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
  • Mode of access: Internet.
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform.
  • Closed-captioned.


  • Intro: The Speeches of Douglas MacArthur (1:02) -- I Shall Return (3:30) -- Surrender Ceremony (3:16) -- VJ Day (1:42) -- MacArthur Speaks to the UN (1:18) -- The Abolition of War (16:41) -- Republican National Convention (2:27) -- Old Soldiers Never Die (24:13)
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