West German Chancellor Erhard visits American President Lyndon Johnson in Washington.
Washington D.C., United States of America (USA).
MS. The two Basset hounds belonging to American President Lyndon Johnson playing on the White House lawn. MS. Chancellor of Federal Republic of Germany on steps of White House presenting a cheque of $17,000 to President Johnson for the Peace Corps. GV. Exterior of the newly built German Embassy in America. Various shots inside the new building, Chancellor Erhard taking part in German-American talks on the German problem. Various shots of Chancellor Erhard leaving Pentagon. He shakes hands with Defence Chief Robert McNamara. Various shots of Chancellor Erhard at a University receiving honour from the Academicians during ceremony. Various shots of Chancellor Erhard visiting the grave of the late President John F. Kennedy and lays a wreath. MS. Line of Marines marching through gates of White House for Guard of Honour. MS. President and Mrs Johnson receive the Chancellor and his party as they arrive for dinner. MS. The three pose for photographers. GV. The dinner which takes place in the open air flower garden of the White House at night, all the tables are lit up. CU. Chancellor Erhard talking about his American trip - natural sound, German.
Date found in the old record - 04/06/1964. German voiceover.