• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT KENNEDY SAW A DEMONSTRATION OF AMERICA'S LATEST MILITARY MISSILES AT THE WHITE SANDS MISSILE BASE, NEW MEXICO, ON WEDNESDAY.

  • Description

    PRESIDENT KENNEDY SAW A DEMONSTRATION OF AMERICA'S LATEST MILITARY MISSILES AT THE WHITE SANDS MISSILE BASE, NEW MEXICO, ON WEDNESDAY.MR.KENNEDY, FIRST U.S.PRESIDENT TO VISIT THE BASE, WAS ACCOMPANIED BY SENIOR MILITARY AND CIVILIAN OFFICIALS.

    THEY SAW SEVERAL ARMY AND NAVY ROCKETS FIRED, SOME AT TARGETS.A NIKE HERCULES INTERCEPTED AND DESTROYED ANOTHER NIKE HERCULES IN FLIGHT, AND A GROUND-TO-GROUND HONEST JOHN ROCKET WAS FIRED AT A MOUNTAIN SEVERAL MILES AWAY.

    PRESIDENT KENNEDY, WHO IS COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF THE U.S.ARMED FORCES, IS SPENDING SEVERAL DAYS THIS WEEK WATCHING MILITARY EXERCISES AND INSPECTING EQUIPMENT.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAU9MT7M4EIPEMGFYB8Y6MM65V
    Media URN:
    VLVAU9MT7M4EIPEMGFYB8Y6MM65V
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/06/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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