Eisenhower talks about the success of the US Atlas missile programme & economic prosperity.
Washington, United States of America USA.
Documentation on file, American commentary, entitled 'Record Prosperity in 1960'.
GV ext of the Capitol, the building is surrounded by scaffolding and cranes. LS pan with President Eisenhower as he takes his place on the rostrum from where he will deliver his State of Union message. GV of members of the House and Senate applauding. MS of Mrs Eisenhower, Mrs Nixon and Eisenhowers son standing applauding. MS Eisenhower acknowledging the applause. GV of the audience. GV of people sitting in the public gallery. GV of reporters in the press gallery. MS Eisenhower speaking, he talks about the success of the American missile programme, especially the Atlas missile; the President continues by talking about the economic state of America 1960 promises to be the most prosperous year in our history; Vice President Nixon sits behind Eisenhower.