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