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Excerpt, Address Before a Joint Session of Congress, 25 May 1961

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Excerpt, Address Before a Joint Session of Congress, 25 May 1961
25 May 1961
CBS (Columbia Broadcasting System) motion picture excerpt of President John F. Kennedy delivering a Special Message to Congress on Urgent National Needs in the House of Representatives chamber, United States Capitol, Washington, D.C. This is not the President's full address. In this excerpt the President argues for support for the nation's space program. While listing national goals, the President states, "First, I believe that this nation should commit itself to achieving the goal, before this decade is out, of landing a man on the moon and returning him safely to the earth." This excerpt ends abruptly. CBS No. 610525-01A. Copyright restrictions apply.
1 film reel (black-and-white; sound; 16 mm; 8 minutes)
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Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS)
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Copyright for this item is held by Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS). Non-exclusive licensing rights for this excerpted portion are held by the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation, Inc.