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President Kennedy at Independence Hall, 4 July 1962

Accession Number: TNC:137

Title: President Kennedy at Independence Hall, 4 July 1962
Date(s) of Materials: 4 July 1962
Description: This is a motion picture of President John F. Kennedy at Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Governor Wesley Powell of New Hampshire introduces President Kennedy. In his speech the President praises the American democratic system which encourages differences and allows for dissent, discusses the enduring relevance of the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence, and addresses the role of the United States in relation to the emerging European Community. Text of the President's address is in the Public Papers, item #278). Network commentary and analysis from Douglas Edwards follows the President's address.
Physical Description: 1 film reel (black-and-white; sound; 16 mm; 1079 feet; 18 minutes)
Running Time (Minutes): 18
Media Type: Film Reel
Footage: 1079
Copyright Status: Copyright (C) Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS)
Archival Creator: Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS)
Digital Identifier: TNC-137