Death of Sam Rayburn Speaker of the House of US Congress for 20 years.
Washington D.C., United States of America (USA).
Title reads 'Sam Rayburn is Mourned'.
GV. Capitol building, Washington. LS. Stars and Stripes at half mast in front of Capitol building in memory to Sam Rayburn, Speaker of the House of US Congress. LS. Empty Speaker of the House's chair. CU. Sam Rayburn speaking, flashback library shots - he was speaker of the House for 20 years. GV. House standing to applaud as Sam Rayburn makes his way to his place. LS. American President Franklin Delano Roosevelt speaking "A State of War has Existed Between United States and the Japanese Empire". MS Group with Sam Rayburn, Senator Alban Barkley former Vice-President and current Vice-President Lyndon Johnson. MS. US President Harry Truman presenting Sam Rayburn with a gavel. MS. Sam Rayburn standing on steps with group including President Dwight Eisenhower (Ike). MS. Sam Rayburn & President John F. Kennedy.
Date found in the old record - 16/11/1961.