• Short Summary

    For the first time since the Second World War, the Democrats gain control of the US Congress.

  • Description

    Washington DC, USA. Cut story with American commentary.

    LS.White House. Three shots of Assembly. CU.Sign "Polling Place". LS.CU.Women sorting and counting votes. Various C.Us of types entering voting booths. CU.President Eisenhower arriving to cast vote. CU.Ext: Barlow Firemen's Hall. CU. LS. President Dwight Eisenhower casting vote in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Various shots, Governor Goodwin J Knight of California entering building (he is trying for the Senate Seat). MS.CU Senator William F.Knowland, Republican. CU.Clair Engle, Senator-elect of California. CU.Clair Engle and Edmund Brown, Democrat Governor of California. Various shots of Senator John F.Kennedy (later President), flanked by wife Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy and younger brother (later Senator) Edward Kennedy and surrounded by voters. GV.New York skyscrapers. MS.Panning down shot of skyscraper. MS.Nelson A Rockefeller (Governor of New York). MS Nelson A.Rockefeller, Kenneth Keating, US Senate, and Malcolm Wilson, Lieutenant Governor of New York State. CU.Crowd Cheering. CU.Nelson Rockefeller. CU.Crowd cheering. CU.Rockerfeller.

    F.G.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2920.14
    Media URN:
    84298
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1958
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:19:00 / 01:45:24:00
    Canister:
    UN 3156 D

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