• Short Summary

    Dwight D Eisenhower wins the Presidential Election against Adlai Stevenson.

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    American Presidential elections won by Eisenhower.

    LV. Interior, Adlai Stevenson's Headquarters. SV. Returns going up on board. CU. Stevenson poster (picture). SV. Dwight D Eisenhower (Republican) stepping up onto platform at his Headquarters. STV. Ike supporters. SCU. Returns going up on board. LV. Electric illuminated sign - Ike leading in 33 States. SV. President Harry S Truman leaving voting booth. SV. People waiting to vote. SV. Ike voting with Mrs Mamie Eisenhower. LV. People lining up to vote at Stevenson's hometown. CU. Stevenson (Democrat candidate) surrounded by people. SCU. Polling place notice. SV. Stevenson leaving booth after voting. LV. Returns going up at Stevenson H.Q. SCU. Stevenson Supporters looking glum. CU. Glum woman. CU. man shaking head, smoking cigar. LV. New York Times, electric sign. GV. Ike supporters cheering, throwing streamers. SCU. Stevenson walking onto his platform at H.Q. LV. Stevenson at mike. CU.NAT.SND. Stevenson speaking: "I have sent the following telegram to General Eisenhower at the Commodore Hotel in New York 'The people have made their choice and I congratulate you'" SV. Stevenson supporters cheering. SCU. Stevenson listens to reporter and says: "1956 - examine that man's head" he starts to walk off platform. GV. Republican H.Q. SCU. Smiling Ike and wife, Ike gives "V" sign. SV. Pan cheering supporters. SV. Ike reads telegram to Stevenson: NAT.SND. "Just as I came down to the ballroom, I replied to that telegram as follows: "I thank you for your courteous and generous message,"etc... "this I believe they will do" SCU. Ike flats being waved. SV. Ike waving to cheering supporters. SV.SCU. Ike and family on plane steps. SV. Pan plane flying away.

    (F.G.) (Orig."H")

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:59:00 / 01:37:57:00

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