• Short Summary

    Very good item showing Richard Nixon and John F Kennedy on TV and campaign trails.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    John F Kennedy and Richard Nixon - Presidential candidates in the United States of America (USA). Various locations.

    MS's John F Kennedy and Richard Nixon together in television studio. CU Nixon. CU Kennedy. Various good shots Kennedy driving through crowds lining street and surrounding car. Various shots of Kennedy as he arrives at one of many conventions. Various shots of him in packed convention hall. Various shots Kennedy sat in the Senate on one of the many committees, he is next to brother Robert Kennedy who speaks into microphone. MS as curtains are pulled back to reveal John F Kennedy standing on stage, he joins his wife Jacqueline (Jackie).

    MS Kennedy and his wife in 1958 when he was re-elected to the Senate. Various shots Kennedy with Lyndon B Johnson in garden. LS cars moving towards Brandenburg Gate in Berlin. CU notice: Shopping Centre US Army. MS's as people are handed their Kennedy badges. Various shots as Kennedy joins his wife and two year old daughter Caroline on sofa.

    MS convention hall packed to capacity. MS three photographs - Eisenhower, Lincoln, Nixon. MS convention hall showing people holding banners etc. MS as Nixon and his wife Pat come onto platform, followed by his mother and two daughters Tricia and Julie. Various shots crowds holding placards: 'We want Nixon' etc. MS Nixon and Henry Cabot Lodge with arms around each other, waving to crowds. Elevated MS cheering crowds in convention hall. MS Cabot Lodge, President Dwight Eisenhower and Nixon sat at desk. CU Cabot Lodge smiling, pan to Eisenhower and Nixon. MS's Nixon conferring with Christian Herter.

    Various shots Nixon and Nikita Khruschev driving through crowd lined street in Poland. Various shots as Nixon looks at Warsaw ghetto. MS crowds waving. Various shots Nixon and Khruschev together at the US Fair in Moscow, they look at a model American kitchen. Elevated MS cheering crowds in American state. CU Nixon and his wife Pat shaking hands with people in the crowd. Various shots Nixon's state-to-state campaign.

    LS Senator Kennedy on television screen watched by reporters. CU Kennedy on television screen. CU Nixon on television screen. Good CU Kennedy speaking on television (natural sound) he says that America can be a greater power if given the right lead and asks everyone to vote for the Democratic Party.

    CU Nixon speaking (natural sound) he says he will keep America strongest nation in the world, that he is always willing to negotiate but won't concede without concession. Various shots Nixon and Kennedy at the end of their speeches, they shake hands.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:45:00 / 01:24:26:00
    UN 3410 D

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