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    Material relating to newsreel story "Eisenhower President" - 53/8.

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    Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story "Eisenhower President" 53/8.

    Material for newsreel story. - American Voiceover -extra shots.

    Washington D.C., United States of America.

    GV. Capitol. SV. Dwight D Eisenhower and wife, Mamie standing on platform of train waving to crowd. SV. Crowd. SV. Ike and wife alight from train, LV. Night view, Motorcade on route for Statler Hotel. SV. Mr. and Mrs. Ike arriving at Statler. CU. Pan, they walk into Hotel. SV. Richard Nixon being sworn in. s SCU. Back Richard Nixon being sworn in. SV. Nixon being sworn in.

    LV. Back view, Ike making speech. SV. Eisenhower says:- (nat. snd.) "The enemies of this faith know no God but force, no devotion but its use. They tutor men in prison they feed upon the hunger of others. Whatever defies them they torture especially the truth. Here then is joined no argument between slightly different philosophies. This conflict strikes directly at the faith of our fathers and at the lives of our sons. For this truth must be clear before us, whatever America hopes to bring to pass in the World must first come to pass in the heart of America. This is the hope that beckons us onwards in this century of trials. This is the work that awaits us all...... To be done with bravery, Charity and with prayer to Almighty God. My Citizens I thank you" (parts of speech dubbed over crowd. ) Ike shaking hands with Truman and Nixon after speech. LV. Crowd applauding. LV. Ike brings Mamie to front of platform.

    (Comb. Lav.)

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    01:55:54:00 / 01:57:46:00
    53/8 C (Selected Originals)

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