• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT LYNDON JOHNSON HAS MADE IT KNOWN THAT THE RENAMING OF CAPE CANAVERAL AND THE SPACE INSTALLATIONS WAS ORDERED FOLLOWING A REQUEST FROM MRS.

  • Description

    PRESIDENT LYNDON JOHNSON HAS MADE IT KNOWN THAT THE RENAMING OF CAPE CANAVERAL AND THE SPACE INSTALLATIONS WAS ORDERED FOLLOWING A REQUEST FROM MRS.JACQUELINE KENNEDY, THE LATE PRESIDENT'S WIFE.

    ITS NEW NAME IS THE JOHN F.KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, WHILE THE SANDY POINT OF LAND WILL BE KNOWN AS CAPE KENNEDY.

    THE OFFICIAL RENAMING TOOK PLACE ON FRIDAY.THE PRESIDENT'S ORDER SAID THE SPACE INSTALLATIONS WERE "A CENTRE AND SYMBOL OF OUR COUNTRY'S PEACEFUL ASSAULT ON SPACE.IT IS THE NATURE OF THIS ASSAULT THAT IT SHOULD TEST THE LIMITS OF OUR YOUTH AND GRACE, OUR STRENGTH AND WIT, OUR VIGOUR AND PERSEVERANCE - QUALITIES FITTING TO THE MEMORY OF JOHN F.KENNEDY."
    FILM SHOWS THE CAPE CANAVERAL LIGHTHOUSE, SIGN GOING UP OVER THE MAIN ENTRANCE TO THE SPACE CENTRE AND CUTAWAY OF SPACE INSTALLATIONS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5HQDQJXR0P04RNQW4DT3NFMIK
    Media URN:
    VLVA5HQDQJXR0P04RNQW4DT3NFMIK
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/12/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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