Opening salvos are fired in the American Presidential campaign.
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Title reads: "Politics - Presidential Campaign In Full Swing". American voiceovered newsreel material.
Cadillac Square, Detroit, Michigan, United States of America (USA).
MS President Lyndon Baines Johnson supporters gathered in large square in Detroit. VS President Johnson addressing the crowds. He says in answer to Senator Goldwater's views. "Make no mistake, there is no such thing as a conventional nuclear weapon. For nineteen peril filled years no nation has released the atom against another. To do so now is a political decision of the highest order, and it would lead us down an uncertain path of wars and counter- wars whose outcome none may know. No President of the United States of America can divest himself of the responsibility for such a decision."
California, United States of America (USA).
VS Packed Goldwater supporters in the Dodger's Stadium, Los Angeles. VS Republican candidate for the President of USA Senator Barry Goldwater and Mrs Peggy Goldwater addressing crowds in stadium on the dais also is film star and California Governor Ronald Reagan (and future American President). VS The Goldwaters meeting their public at Sacramento Airport with them is former Senator William Nolan.
(Comb.F.G.) Old record suggests that material dates from around 16/10/1964.