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  • Short Summary

    Nixon's Republican Party HQ based in the Waldorf Astoria during elections.

  • Description

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

    New York City, United States of America / USA

    VS Street scene in New York outside a corner newsagent's shop, called "Blarney Stone" with light traffic in the foreground. MS Row of newspaper front pages on display. MS and CU Two front pages of the The New York Times, one headline reads "Eisenhower by a landslide - Battle for Congress Close", with pictures of Eisenhower and Nixon. VS Posters, including a "Would you buy a used car from this man?" poster of Nixon, on display in a bookshop window.

    VS Interior a New York polling station during voting period for the 1968 US Elections. VS Exterior polling station where Nixon's party workers tape Nixon slogan's on their campaign bus. VS Interior the Waldorf Astoria hall which the Nixon party is using as party H.Q. whilst the election is in progress. CU Party supporter wearing a boater hat with Nixon slogan around it. Mini-skirted party workers dance to music on stage. MS Faces in the rally waving their hands above their heads and giving 'V' for Victory. VS Band player on drums. Balloons are released onto the gathering from the roof. VS Exterior Waldorf Astoria hotel.

    Note: Date on original record: 07/11/1968.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:07:00 / 01:12:51:00
    UN 4399 B

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