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    No title. American population - President Lyndon B. Johnson visits the Census Bureau in Washington DC, United States of America (USA).

    Various shots crowded streets in American city. Various shots mothers and children in park.

    L/S President Johnson addressing press at Census Bureau. Behind him is a counter showing the current population score at 199,999,998. C/U clock face. The counter goes up one number every 8 and a half seconds - marking the birth of another American. L/S President addressing the press. M/S people listening. As the President is speaking the counter turns over to 200,000, 000. C/U the numbers.

    M/S girls holding banners which chart the growth of the population. The banners read left to right: "1790 - 4 million", "1880 - 50 Million", "1915 - 100,000,000", "1967 - 200,000,000". Zoom back to show President addressing press.

    C/U babies in cots on hospital ward. C/U ditto. C/U baby. C/U ditto.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/11/1967
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    56512
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2047.11
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:06:00 / 01:32:15:00
    Canister:
    67/96
    Sort Number:
    67/096
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Historical Figures & Celebrities Lifestyle & Culture
    WorkSpaces
    CM clips critical mass USA - Population growth Washington - 1960s and 1970s
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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