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    Washington D.C., United States of America (USA).

    Title reads 'The Great Society - Pictorial Analysis of President's Blueprint for New Growth'.

    GV. The Capitol at night with the dome floodlit. Various shots of the President Johnson entering Congress to applause. Various shots during President Johnson's, State of the Union speech - natural sound, interrupted with various images. He talks of the initial steps which need to be taken on the road toward the achievement of the Great Society. GV. American college with students walking across campus. Wooded mountain area with high rocks in background. MS. Heavy wave breaking on rocks. GV. The new Verrazanno Bridge in New York. Skyscrapers of New York. Several shots of the President Johnson alighting from aircraft and then boarding another, he turns and waves. BGV. Establishing shot of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. LV. Over Paris with Eiffel Tower prominent. GV. Russian street near Kremlin. MS. Television aerial on roof of houses. MS. Family seated around watching television in their home. More aerials on roofs. President Johnson delivering his speech in Congress. He finishes his speech, congressmen applaud.

    GV. The Capitol at night with the dome floodlit. Various shots of the President Johnson entering Congress to applause. President Johnson speaking - natural sound. He talks about creation of great society - whole speech is heard here. Speech is occasionally interrupted by applause. He talks about relations with Russians, the reasons of fighting in Vietnam, national security, etc. Various shots of the Congress applauding at end of speech.


    Date found in the old record - 11/01/1965.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:18:00 / 01:23:34:00
    UN 3980 A
    Sort Number:
    UN 3980 A
  • Appears in...

    Religion & Politics
    vietnam picks Vietnam The Civil Rights movement and its historical context Civil Rights Movement Operation Rolling Thunder Rolling Thunder Early Television Sets Watching Television USA - Boom, New Deal, Post War Watching Television
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