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    Unissued / Unused material -

    Title reads: "Graduation Day At The Service Academies". American voiceovered newsreel material.

    United States of America (USA).

    VS At West Point the Army Secretary Stephen Ailes presents the diplomas to the graduation day officers. One cadet receives his diploma in shirtsleeves for he is a poison ivy victim. Pan to all the cadets seated and then they throw their hats into the air, as a traditional end to the presentation.

    GV Exterior of the building in Annapolis where the presentation of more diplomas is taking place. VS The Naval cadets at Annapolis receives their diplomas and the hats fly again.

    VS At the air Force Academy at Colorado Springs they are given their awards by Air Force Chief of Staff, Curtis Le May in a large open stadium and the hats fly again.

    VS President Lyndon Baines Johnson is present at the Coast Guard Academy at New London and speaks to the cadets and tell them of the comparison of the USA's strength in missiles and bombers, compared with other countries.

    (Comb.F.G.) Old record suggests material dates from around 04/06/1964.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:57:00 / 01:06:53:00
    UN 3896 E
    Sort Number:
    UN 3896 E
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    Science & Technology Religion & Politics War & Revolution
  • Stills

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

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