• Short Summary

    VISITING THE U.S. ATLANTIC FLEET, PRESIDENT KENNEDY WAS FLOWN BY HELICOPTER TO THE "ENTERPRISE", AMERICA'S?

  • Description

    1.
    SV HELICOPTER, BEARING PRESIDENT KENNEDY LANDS ON DECK OF "ENTPRISE".
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    2.
    SV PRESIDENT OF HELICOPTER
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    3.
    MV FLAG
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    4.
    CU PRECEDENT ON BRIDGE WITH FIGHTER PLANES BELOW
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    5.
    SLV PLANE FLIES PAST SHIP.
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    6.
    SV PRESIDENT AND OFFICERS LOOK ON.
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    7.
    SVPAN NUCLEAR SUBMARINE "THOMAS A. EDISON"
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    8.
    SV PRESIDENT GREETS SUBMARINE OFFICERS
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    9.
    SV RATINGS
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    10.
    MV PRESIDENT MOVES TO ONE-MAN LIFT
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    11.
    CV STEPS INTO LIFT CAGE.
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    12.
    MV STARTS DESCENT DOWN MATCH.
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    13.
    SLV CREW WATCH DESCENT
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    14.
    MVINT PRESIDENT LOOKS THROUGH PERISCOPE
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    15.
    SLV "ENEMY" SUBMARINE SURFACES
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    16.
    SV FIGHTER PLANE PAN TO UNDERWATER EXPLOSION BURST
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    Background: VISITING THE U.S. ATLANTIC FLEET, PRESIDENT KENNEDY WAS FLOWN BY HELICOPTER TO THE "ENTERPRISE", AMERICA'S NUCLEAR CARRIER, APRIL 14, TO WATCH A SIMULATED SUBMARINE HUNT IN A DEMONSTRATION OF NAVY FIRE POWER, OFF THE NORTH CAROLINA COAST.

    DURING HIS TWO-DAY REVIEW OF AMERICA'S NAVAL MIGHT, WHICH INCLUDED A LANDING EXERCISE BY MARINES, TANKS AND ARTILLERY WITH AIR SUPPORT, THE PRESIDENT ALSO INSPECTED THE NUCLEAR SUBMARINE "THOMAS A. EDISON" AT NORFOLK NAVAL BASE, VIRGINIA.

    USING THE SUBMARINE'S ONE-MAN LIFT, A CYLINDRICAL STEEL CAGE ATTACHED TO A HOIST ON DECK, MR. KENNEDY WENT BELOW TO WATCH EXERCISES THROUGH THE VESSEL'S PERISCOPE. WITH HIM WAS HIS NAVAL AIDE, CAPTAIN TAZEWELL SHEPARD. THE SUBMARINE DID NOT SUBMERGE DURING THE INSPECTION.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEYAPPHCCM7BHDQBZZTWL0MCHQ
    Media URN:
    VLVAEYAPPHCCM7BHDQBZZTWL0MCHQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/04/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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