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    Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.: Super impose shot Ike waving over people cheering. TV Ride in shot Packed Convention Hall. GTV Packed Convention Hall. STV Governor Dewey of N.Y. waving. SV Crowd applauding. BV Dewey in Natural sound says:-(Nat.sd.) TV Pan Delegates cheering. STV Minesota delegation & others endeavouring to get Chairman's attention. CU Ditto. STV Minesota gets recognition of Chairman. (Nat.sd.) SV Delegates cheering. CU Electric sign 'LIKE IKE' flashing. CU 'Like Ike' cameraman. CU Banner Deleware likes Ike. CU Michigan likes Ike. CU Banner Colorado likes Ike. CU Idaho likes Ike. SV Pan Pandamonium on floor. SCU Martin on rostrum announces votes for IKE. (Nat.sd.) TV Pan Delegates applauding. SCU Ike & Taft shaking hands. CU Ditto, Angle Shot Roof of Convention Hall pan to delegates. STV Senator Richard Nixon of California being congratulated after being nominated as Vice Pres. CU Nixon.

    STV Ike & wife walking onto rostrum, Ike waves. SV Ike with wife, they both wave. CU Pan Photogs. CU Ike. GTV Packed Convention Hall. SV Ike speaks:- (Nat.sd.) SV Pan Delegation cheering. SV Ike speaks: (Nat.sd.) GV Delegation rising applauding. Angle Shot Mr. & Mrs. Ike & Nixon waving to crowd.

    SOUND EFFECTS. "New York cast 4 votes for Senator Taft and 92 votes for General Eisenhower." (Applause)

    "Minesota wishes to cast all its votes to Eisenhower."

    "Eisenhower 845."

    SV General Eisenhower speaks:- "I know something of the solemn responsibilities of leading a crusade - I have led one." (Applause)

    SV General Ike concludes:- "It is more than a nomination I accept today, it is a dedication, a dedication to the shining promise of tomorrow, as together we face that tomorrow I beseech the prayers of all our people & the blessing and guidance of Almighty God." Thank you."

    Personalities - Politicians; United States of America; Government and Politics; Dwight D 'Ike' Eisenhower (1890-1969)


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