• Short Summary

    American President Eisenhower prepares for his re-election campaign.

  • Description

    Washington DC and Gettysburg, Ohio, USA. Cut story with American commentary.

    Various shots of President Dwight Eisenhower at his last press conference in Washington before the official opening of his campaign for re-election, being asked question about ending the draft by journalist Sarah McClendon, correspondent for several South-west newspapers including the El Paso Times. Eisenhower answering her.

    SV President Dwight (Ike) Eisenhower in jeep. MS Eisenhower arriving to attend rally of GOP (Grand Old Party - the Republican Party) chiefs held in a tent on the President's farm at Gettysburg. National Chairman of the GOP, Leonard Hall, and Vice President Richard Nixon (later President Nixon) join Ike. CU and SV Eisenhower towards camera, drinking a Coca-Cola. MS Eisenhower talking to girls, their dresses decorated with an "Ike" motif. MS Mrs. Mamie Eisenhower, the President's wife arrived and being greeted by her husband. MS President and Mrs. Eisenhower, she is carrying a GOP bag.

    F.G.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2832.12
    Media URN:
    82573
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1956
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:42:00 / 01:18:30:00
    Canister:
    UN 2876 B

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