• Short Summary

    U.S. Republican Party unanimously re-nominates Eisenhower for Presidential Elections.

  • Description

    San Francisco, United States of America (USA).

    CU. American President Dwight Eisenhower and Vice-President Richard Nixon superimposed over crowds with banners. GV. Massed crowds in San Francisco's Cow Palace waiting to hear a representative Charles Halleck placing Ike's name before the convention. SV. Charles Halleck on platform about to announce Ike's name, lead in for voice. CU. Charles Halleck speaking and placing Ike's name before the convention (natural sound). GV. Massed crowds in Cow Palace cheering and waving large banners "America Needs Ike". SV. Massed crowds waving banners. SV. Girls dancing up and down - cheer leaders style. LV. Exterior, President Eisenhower standing up in car waving to crowds, & SV. Eisenhower standing up in car waving to crowds. LV. Massed crowds in the street. SCU. President and Mrs Eisenhower about to walk into building. AS. Interior of Cow Palace, mass of balloons descending from roof. SCU. President and Mrs Eisenhower about to walk into building. AS. Interior of Cow Palace, mass of balloons descending down from roof. SCU. President and Mrs Eisenhower on platform with Richard Nixon waving to crowd. GV. Massed crowds in Cow Palace about to hear President Eisenhower speak. SCU. President Eisenhower speaking: "But ever his is no longer enough. We are in the area of thermonuclear bomb that can obliterate cities and can be delivered across continents. With such weapons war has become not just tragic but preposterous." GV. Massed crowds listening to Ike. SCU. Ike continues: "My friends in firm faith and in the conviction that the Republican purposes and principles are in league with this kind of future, the nomination that you have tended me for the presidency for the United States I now humbly but confidently accept."

    (Dupe.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    593.29
    Media URN:
    32032
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    30/08/1956
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:41:00 / 01:42:49:00
    Canister:
    56/70

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