Gordon Cooper receives medals from President Kennedy and Mayor Wagner of New York.
New York & Washington D.C., United States of America (USA).
Title reads 'The Cheers of Millions for Astronaut Cooper'.
MS. American President John F. Kennedy with mother of the astronaut Gordon Cooper walking down path from White House. MS. Gordon Cooper and his family arriving in car. MS. Cooper shakes hands with President Kennedy and hugs his mother. Various shots of them gathered on steps of White House. President presents Astronauts Medal to Gordon Cooper. MS. Section of road side crowd. Various shots of Gordon Cooper in open car driving through crowd lined streets of Washington to arrive at the Capitol. Various shots inside the Chamber of the House of Representatives, members of both houses and civic heads gather to greet Gordon Cooper who says a few words and waves. CU. Street sign 'Mercury Way'. Various shots of Gordon Cooper with his wife driving in an open car down New York's Broadway to a great ticker tape welcome. Various shots, at the City Hall steps, Cooper meeting Mayor Wagner. Various shots of a special reception for Gordon Cooper at a hotel. Cooper meets Cardinal Spellman and receives the City's Medal of Honour from Mayor Wagner.
Date found in the old record - 23/05/1963.