• Short Summary

    Kennedy with gold phone, presents Commander Power with plaque, at base of 'Project Rover'.

  • Description

    Omaha and Nevada, United States of America USA.

    American commentary, transcript on file.

    LS. President Kennedy coming down steps from plane at the Strategic Air Command at Omaha. Various shots of President Kennedy being shown round the world wide communications centre by Commander General Thomas Power. He sees the famous gold telephone known as the "hot line" which will be used only on extreme emergencies. LS. as Kennedy presents the Commander with a plaque for "A record unparalleled in the history of world air power". Various shots, including tracking, of President Kennedy being shown round 1100 sq. mile Indian Springs Air Force Base in Nevada. This is a highly secret development site at work on "Project Rover".

    (Comb. F.G.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3084.08
    Media URN:
    87348
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1962
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:01:00 / 01:10:15:00
    Canister:
    UN 3699 E

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