• Short Summary

    Senator Henry Jackson gives speech explaining why US is resuming atom bomb tests.

  • Description

    Title reads: "US resumes bomb tests".

    Aerial shot H-bomb explosion on Christmas Island. L/S of two cameramen filming explosion. Various shots of US nuclear powering submarine. Various shots inside submarine. L/S of Polaris missile being launched. Various shots mushroom clouds.

    Washington DC, United States of America (USA).

    Pan down from the Capitol building to show Senator Henry Jackson standing in front of it. He gives speech to camera (natural sound): "The tests now under way in the Pacific are being conducted solely for the purpose of improving the military posture of our country. And by doing that to assist our Allies and yes also to, improve the position of the Neutrals even though they may protest these test. Because if this world becomes dominated by the Soviets there will not be any neutral nations left in the world".

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1719.09
    Media URN:
    53379
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    03/05/1962
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:27:00 / 01:11:45:00
    Canister:
    62/36

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