• Short Summary

    Astronaut Schirra and family meet Kennedy and he receives Astronaut's Wings in Pentagon.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    American newsreel item. Title reads: "The Schirra Family Has Day In Washington".

    Washington DC, United States of America / USA

    LS The White House. MS and CU Astronaut Walter Schirra with his wife and two children, Suzanne and Marty, sitting on couch, talk informally to US President John F. Kennedy who is seated in a rocking chair. Various shots, outside the White House, the Schirra family meet the press. LS Main entrance to the Pentagon. MS and CU Suzanne and Marty sit outside the Pentagon looking at their gifts from Kennedy. Various shots, inside the Pentagon, Schirra is presented with Astronauts Wings by US Naval Secretary Fred Korth.

    Note: Date on original record: 17/10/1962.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    3070.20
    Media URN:
    87134
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1962
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:28:00 / 01:46:30:00
    Canister:
    UN 3676 C

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