• Short Summary

    JFK speaks about thalidomide problem at weekly press conference - American newsreel item.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    American newsreel item.

    President John F. Kennedy calls for stronger drugs laws and attacks use of thalidomide, Washington DC, United States of America (USA).

    JFK enters conference room for weekly press conference. MS section of press in audience. MS President Kennedy on dais during press conference, he answers questions on the drug thalidomide, he says "all action should be taken to ensure this drug is no longer used and all American citizens must do there bit in helping unfortunate victims of thalidomide" (natural sound).

    Date on dope sheet is 08/02/1962.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3074.01
    Media URN:
    87189
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1962
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:01:18:00
    Canister:
    UN 3659 A

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