• Short Summary

    After a rousing ticker-tape parade down roadway and Fifth Avenue, Nov 2, Republican candidates Nixon and Lodge were joined by President Eisenhower and Governor Rockefeller at a New York mass rally - a last Republican onslaught on New York State's voting public only six days before the presidential election.

  • Description

    After a rousing ticker-tape parade down roadway and Fifth Avenue, Nov 2, Republican candidates Nixon and Lodge were joined by President Eisenhower and Governor Rockefeller at a New York mass rally - a last Republican onslaught on New York State's voting public only six days before the presidential election.

    Introduced to the audience by Governor Rockefeller, Mr. Henry Cabot Lodge - Republican nominee for the Vice-Presidency - outlined America's achievements in the Eisenhower era. Referring to Senator John Kennedy, he concluded (SOF):
    President Eisenhower also spoke of the development in the United States since he was first elected - at a time when "American prestige was at a low ebb". Speaking about the many people defecting from the Communist world, he added (SOF): Interrupted by prolonged cheering, he continued (SOF): This obvious hit at Senator Kennedy sent listeners wild enthusiasm.

    The ebullient mood of the crowds prevailed to such an extent as to drown Vice-President Nixon's first words (SOF) completely. It took him several minutes to make a start, and that was not until after he had left the speaker's platform to join the other leading Republicans in acknowledging the audience's sustained ovations.

    then he declared:

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABCMJ934T7MVZDV2OWF6FUBC5Y
    Media URN:
    VLVABCMJ934T7MVZDV2OWF6FUBC5Y
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/11/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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