Republican John Lindsay becomes new Mayor of New York.
New York, United States of America (USA).
GV. Manhattan skyline with New York ferryboat in foreground. GV. Two shots of New York from top of Empire State Building. Various shots showing street scenes in poor East Side section of New York. Various shots showing the better East Side and the typical American shoppers on Fifth Avenue. MV. Pigeons whirling around outside City Hall. GV. High angle shot of City Hall with people surrounding buildings. GV. Exterior front of City Hall. MS. From hand held camera walking up steps of City Hall and towards the large doors. Various shots of the democratic representative Abraham Beame campaigning to the people in the streets of New York, behind him stands Robert Kennedy, just visible. CU. Sign 'John Lindsay for Mayor'. Various shots of Republican John Lindsay walking through streets and meeting people on street corners during his campaign. Various shots of New Yorkers lined up to vote in special booths. They enter curtained booths and they make their selections. Enthusiastic scenes in Lindsay's headquarters with him being mobbed by his supporters - he wins the elections and becomes new Mayor of New York. MS. John Lindsay the new Mayor of New York talking into microphones - natural sound. He says that he intends to give New York the most hard working, most dedicated and he hopes most exciting administration this City has ever seen. GV. New York and City Hall.
Date found in the old record - 05/11/1965. Natural sound - only Lindsay's speech at the end of item.