• Short Summary

    The Democrat-controlled American Congress convenes for the start of the 84th session.

  • Description

    Washington DC, USA. Cut story with American commentary.

    MS. Congressmen pose on steps of Capitol. MS.Senator Alban Barkley, entering Congress. MS. Group (Democrats): Clements, George, Lyndon Baines Johnson (later President Johnson) and Hennings. MS. Richard Nixon, Vice President of the USA, swears in Richard Neuberger, Democratic Senator. CU. Neuberger. GV.Crowded congress. MS. Speaker Joseph Martin saying "Just sound a cautionary note, not to become too attached to this chair - 1957 is just around the corner". LS. Congressmen applauding. LS. Congressmen applauding the entry of Eisenhower.

    F.G.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2662.05
    Media URN:
    79141
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:23:00 / 01:07:19:00
    Canister:
    UN 2705 F

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