• Short Summary

    Repair work on Capitol building, Washington DC - President Eisenhower lays first stone.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    American newsreel item.

    Historic hour at US Capitol, Washington DC, United States of America (USA).

    LS of American Capitol building. LS Capitol, cranes in foreground. LS President Dwight Eisenhower (Ike) arriving. LS crowd. MS President Eisenhower laying new cornerstone, pan to cornerstone being raised. CU cornerstone. MS President Eisenhower tapping the stone into place with mallet. LS of US Capitol, crowd and cranes in foreground.

    Part of the Capitol is being rebuilt.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2736.08
    Media URN:
    80559
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:28:00 / 01:11:13:00
    Canister:
    UN 3245 F

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