American astronauts Gordon Cooper and Charles Conrad honoured at White House.
Washington DC, United States of America (USA).
GV. White House through the trees. Various shots of American President Lyndon Johnson presenting NASA medal to the Gemini V astronauts Gordon Cooper and Charles Conrad at White House. They are both accompanied by their wives. MS. Conrad's four children, all boys, watch the ceremony. Various shots inside the Academy showing the astronauts with Vice-President Hubert Humphrey and some top science people. LS. The Capitol from a moving car. MS. Open cars carrying astronauts. Various shots of the two astronauts with the Vice-President entering the Capitol. Various shots as they walk through Capitol to the assembly. LS. The two astronauts have place of honour and the Congress gives them a standing ovation.
Date found in the old record - 19/09/1965.