• Short Summary

    In semi-formal ceremony at the White House, Washington, Mar 1, President kennedy signed the first Bill to come before his since he assumed the Presidency.

  • Description

    1.
    GV White House.
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    SV Kennedy seated at desk surrounded by congress members.
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    3.
    SV Kennedy signing.
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    4.
    CU Ditto.
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    5.
    CU Signed document.
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    6.
    SFV Kennedy gets up.
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    7.
    GV White House.
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    Initials TDH/S/JH/AW



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: In semi-formal ceremony at the White House, Washington, Mar 1, President kennedy signed the first Bill to come before his since he assumed the Presidency.

    The Bill was a Joint Resolution to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the 1st inaugural of Abraham Lincoln.

    Eight Senators and Representatives from four States were present at the ceremony. They were:-Representative F. Schwengel of Iowa; Representative P. Mack Jnr. of Illinois; Senator Everett Dirksen of Illinois; Senator Vance Hartke of Indiana; Representative Winfield K. Denton of Indiana; Senator John Sherman Cooper of Kentucky; Representative William G. Bray of Indiana; and Senator Paul H. Douglas of Illinois.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3PFHR2J1C8LF40BUTB22Z7TN7
    Media URN:
    VLVA3PFHR2J1C8LF40BUTB22Z7TN7
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/03/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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