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    Bouvier-Lee Wedding, 7 July 1928
    President's Personal Pictures7 July 1928

    Silent motion picture footage of wedding festivities for John Vernou Bouvier III and Janet Norton Lee, parents of Jacqueline Kennedy. The bridal party prepares to leave. The bridal party and guests arrive at St. Philomena's Catholic Church, East Hampton, N.Y. A reception is held at the Lee summer home. Produced by: John J. Ryan, Jr. Source: Recei...

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    The Record of the 83rd Congress on Unemployment Insurance, A Report by Senator John F. Kennedy, Democrat from Massachusetts, 1954
    President's Personal Pictures1954

    Motion picture of Senator John F. Kennedy delivering a report on the record of the 83rd Congress on unemployment insurance. Senator Kennedy reviews legislation and proposes new Congressional action to increase unemployment compensation benefits in order to prevent a further recession and to help the unemployed “get by until jobs are available again...

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    The U.S. Senator John F. Kennedy Story
    President's Personal Pictures1958

    Motion picture produced for Senator John F. Kennedy's 1958 re-election campaign. Included are highlights of Senator Kennedy's political career using stills and edited film footage, with shots of Senator Kennedy with Senator Mike Mansfield (Montana) and Senator Lyndon B. Johnson (Texas), Senator Kennedy questioning James R. (Jimmy) Hoffa during the ...

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    Senator Kennedy Spots, Untitled, 1959
    President's Personal Pictures1959

    Silent motion picture containing film spots featuring Senator John F. Kennedy. All were filmed on a studio set. First Senator Kennedy speaks about a Senate bill addressing corruption in labor unions. Next Senator Kennedy discusses a labor bill with an unidentified Congressman. Next Senator Kennedy announces his candidacy in Presidential primaries i...

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    The Election of John F. Kennedy, President of the United States, 1960
    United States Government Agencies Collection1960

    Motion picture covering the 1960 election of John F. Kennedy as President (narration throughout the film), edited from various sources for presentation abroad in English-speaking countries. Includes coverage of the campaign between Kennedy and Vice President Richard M. Nixon, and footage of Jacqueline Kennedy, Caroline Kennedy, other members of the...

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    Excerpt, 1960 Democratic National Convention, 15 July 1960
    Television Network Columbia Broadcasting System Collection15 July 1960

    CBS (Columbia Broadcasting System) motion picture excerpt of Presidential candidate John F. Kennedy's full acceptance speech at the 1960 Democratic National Convention at the Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles, California. This film reel covers 11:00-11:25 P.M. on July 15, 1960. The speech later became known as "The New Frontier." In his remarks, then ...

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    Children Behave, and Misbehave, August 1960-November 1963
    President's Personal PicturesAugust 1960-November 1963

    Motion picture apparently put together from outtakes. The emphasis is on Caroline Kennedy and John F. Kennedy, Jr., but footage of President John F. Kennedy and First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy is also included. The footage is from events occurring from August 1960 to November 1963, including the performance of the Black Watch Band on the South Lawn o...

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    Address to the Houston Ministers Conference, 12 September 1960
    Independent Film Producers Collection12 September 1960

    Motion picture of Senator John F. Kennedy addressing the Greater Houston Ministerial Conference during the 1960 presidential campaign. Reverend George Reck gives the invocation. Reverend Herbert Meza introduces Senator Kennedy. Senator Kennedy delivers his prepared remarks on religious freedom and tolerance, the separation of church and state, and ...

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    First Kennedy-Nixon Debate, 26 September 1960
    Television Network Columbia Broadcasting System Collection26 September 1960

    CBS (Columbia Broadcasting System) motion picture of the first presidential debate between Senator John F. Kennedy and Vice President Richard M. Nixon from CBS studios, Chicago, Illinois. During the debate, Senator Kennedy states, "I don't believe in big government, but I believe in effective governmental action." Each candidate makes an opening st...

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    The Inauguration of John F. Kennedy, 35th President of the United States, 20 January 1961
    United States Government Agencies Collection20 January 1961

    Motion picture covering highlights of John F. Kennedy's Inaugural Address. Included are shots of landmarks in Washington, D.C., John F. Kennedy's arrival at the White House and motorcade to the Capitol, Inaugural ceremonies, the Inaugural Address, the Inaugural Parade, the Inaugural Ball, and the swearing in of the Cabinet. In his speech President ...

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    Inaugural Address, 20 January 1961
    United States Government Agencies Collection20 January 1961

    Motion picture of President John F. Kennedy's Inaugural Address in Washington, D.C. Supreme Court Chief Justice Earl Warren administers the oath of office to President Kennedy. Former President Dwight D. Eisenhower and former Vice President Richard M. Nixon congratulate President Kennedy. In his speech President Kennedy urges American citizens to p...

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    The President's News Conference of January 25, 1961 [Version 2]
    United States Government Agencies Collection25 January 1961

    Motion picture of President John F. Kennedy's News Conference of January 25, 1961 (News Conference 1). President Kennedy begins the press conference with a statement concerning the scheduling of the Geneva negotiations for a nuclear test ban. He then announces that the United States Government has decided to increase famine relief for the Congo and...

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    President Kennedy Greets RB-47 Pilots on Arrival at Andrews AFB, Maryland, 27 January 1961
    United States Government Agencies Collection27 January 1961

    Silent motion picture covering the arrival at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland of Captains John R. McKone and Freeman Olmstead after being held in Russia since their RB-47 aircraft was shot down over the Barents Sea. Captains McKone and Olmstead alight from a C-121 aircraft, receive greetings from President John F. Kennedy, their wives and relati...

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    President Kennedy Greets RB-47 Pilots on Arrival at Andrews AFB, Maryland, 27 January 1961
    United States Government Agencies Collection27 January 1961

    Silent motion picture covering the arrival at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland of Captains John R. McKone and Freeman Olmstead after being held in Russia since their RB-47 aircraft was shot down over the Barents Sea. Captains McKone and Olmstead alight from a C-121 aircraft, receive greetings from President John F. Kennedy, their wives and relati...

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    The President's News Conference of March 1, 1961
    Television Network Columbia Broadcasting System Collection1 March 1961

    CBS (Columbia Broadcasting System) motion picture covering the President's News Conference of March 1, 1961, from the State Department Auditorium, Washington, D.C. (News Conference 5). See "Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States, John F. Kennedy, 1961: Item 62." President John F. Kennedy begins the press conference by announcing the u...

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    The President's News Conference of March 1, 1961
    United States Government Agencies Collection1 March 1961

    Motion picture of the President's News Conference of March 1, 1961 (News Conference 5). President John F. Kennedy begins the press conference by announcing the upcoming visit of German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer to the United States, proposed legislation to restore former President Eisenhower's military rank of General of the Army, the reduction in...

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    President Kennedy Greets Easter Seal Twins at White House, Washington, D.C., 2 March 1961
    United States Government Agencies Collection2 March 1961

    Silent motion picture scenes of representatives of the Easter Seal Campaign visiting the White House, Washington, D.C. In the Oval Office President John F. Kennedy greets President of the National Society for Crippled Children and Adults Joseph Foss, National Easter Seal Chairman Art Linkletter, Governor of South Carolina Ernest Hollings, and the E...

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    The President's News Conference of March 8, 1961
    United States Government Agencies Collection8 March 1961

    Motion picture of President John F. Kennedy's News Conference of March 8, 1961 (News Conference 6). President Kennedy begins the press conference by urging the public to support Radio Free Europe. He then announces that he will be making a statement concerning his views of problems in the Americas following an upcoming reception at the White House;...

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    President Kennedy Greets Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, President of Ghana, on Arrival at Washington International Airport, Washington, D.C., 8 March 1961
    United States Government Agencies Collection8 March 1961

    Silent motion picture containing scenes of President John F. Kennedy greeting Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, President of Ghana, on his arrival at Washington International Airport, Washington, D.C. Secretary of State Dean Rusk also attends. Dr. Kwame and President Kennedy speak at microphones and leave together by car.

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    Address at a White House Reception for Members of Congress and for the Diplomatic Corps of the Latin American Republics, 13 March 1961
    Television Network Columbia Broadcasting System Collection13 March 1961

    CBS (Columbia Broadcasting System) motion picture of President John F. Kennedy's address at a White House reception for Washington's corps of Latin American ambassadors in the East Room, White House, Washington, D.C. In his speech the President proposes the establishment of The Alliance for Progress, a cooperative effort between the United States a...

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    Salute to an African Leader; Highlights of President Habib Bourguiba's Visit to the United States, May 1961: 3-5
    United States Government Agencies CollectionMay 1961: 3-5

    Motion picture covering the official state visit of President Habib Ibn Ali Bourguiba of Tunisia to the United States, including appearances with President John F. Kennedy and First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy, a tour of Washington, D.C., an address at the Capitol, and a visit to New York City and the United Nations (UN) headquarters. Presented by: Un...

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    President Kennedy Greets Tunisian President on Arrival at Washington National Airport, Washington, D.C., 3 May 1961
    United States Government Agencies Collection3 May 1961

    Silent motion picture of President John F. Kennedy greeting Tunisian President Habib Bourguiba on his arrival at Washington National Airport, Washington, D.C. President Kennedy arrives with First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy and Aide Brig. General Chester V. Clifton. President and Mrs. Habib Bourguiba arrive and are greeted by President and Mrs. Kennedy...

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    The President’s Visit in Canada, May 1961: 16-18
    United States Government Agencies CollectionMay 1961: 16-18

    Motion picture apparently of assembled camera outtakes of President John F. Kennedy and First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy's trip to Canada, including their visit to Ottawa, Ontario. Included are the arrival and greetings, President Kennedy's remarks (in French) to the Canadian Parliament, a tree planting at Government House, formal events, entertainmen...

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    President Kennedy Addresses Canadian Parliament, 17 May 1961
    United States Government Agencies Collection17 May 1961

    Motion picture of President John F. Kennedy's May 17, 1961, address to a joint session of the Canadian Parliament on international relations and security. See "Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States, John F. Kennedy, 1961: Item 192." Canadian Prime Minister John G. Diefenbaker and Mrs. Olive Diefenbaker accompany President Kennedy and...

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    Excerpt, Address Before a Joint Session of Congress, 25 May 1961
    Television Network Columbia Broadcasting System Collection25 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 pr...

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    The Task Begun: President Kennedy in Europe, 1961: 30 May-5 June
    United States Government Agencies Collection1961: 30 May-5 June

    Motion picture covering highlights of President John F. Kennedy's 1961 trip to Europe. It uses footage from President Kennedy's Report to the Nation (Presidential Papers, 1961, #231) to introduce each event covered. Included are scenes of President Kennedy in Paris, France; being welcomed, with First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy, by French President Cha...

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    President Kennedy Awards Distinguished Service Medal to General White at White House, Washington, D.C., 28 June 1961
    United States Government Agencies Collection28 June 1961

    Silent motion picture of President John F. Kennedy awarding the Distinguished Service Medal to General Thomas D. White, Chief of Staff of the United States Air Force, at the White House, Washington, D.C. President Kennedy stands on the White House porch admiring General White's trophy, reads a citation and awards the Medal to General White. Presid...

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    Report to the Nation - Berlin Crisis, 25 July 1961
    Television Network Columbia Broadcasting System Collection25 July 1961

    CBS (Columbia Broadcasting System) motion picture covering President John F. Kennedy's radio and television address to the American people regarding the impending possibility of war between the United States and the Soviet Union (USSR) over the crisis in Berlin, Germany. See "Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States, John F. Kennedy, 19...

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    America Welcomes Prime Minister Abubakar Balewa of Nigeria, July 1961: 25-28
    United States Government Agencies CollectionJuly 1961: 25-28

    Motion picture covering the official state visit of Prime Minister Abubakar Balewa of Nigeria to the United States, including welcoming remarks by Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson and the Prime Minister's response, events with President John F. Kennedy, an address by the Prime Minister at the Capitol, stops at other sites in Washington, D.C., and s...

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    JFK Address at U.N. General Assembly, 25 September 1961
    Television Network Columbia Broadcasting System Collection25 September 1961

    CBS (Columbia Broadcasting System) motion picture of President John F. Kennedy's address before the General Assembly of the United Nations (UN) in New York City. See "Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States, John F. Kennedy, 1961: Item 387." President of the General Assembly Mongi Slim, a Representative from Tunisia, introduces the Min...

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    America Welcomes President Abboud of Sudan, October 1961: 4-15
    United States Government Agencies CollectionOctober 1961: 4-15

    Motion picture covering the official state visit of His Excellency El Ferik Ibrahim Abboud, President of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces and Prime Minister of the Republic of the Sudan, to the United States. Included are stops in Washington, D.C., including events with President John F. Kennedy, Los Angeles, California, San Francisco, Calif...

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    President Kennedy Views Firepower Demonstration at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, 12 October 1961
    United States Government Agencies Collection12 October 1961

    Silent motion picture of President John F. Kennedy observing a firepower demonstration at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. President Kennedy observes from a review stand with Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara, Army Chief of Staff General George H. Decker, and Secretary of the Army Elvis J. Stahr, Jr. President Kennedy congratulates an officer of t...

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    Mrs. Kennedy at U.A.R. Tutankhamun Treasure Exhibit at the National Gallery, 3 November 1961
    United States Government Agencies Collection3 November 1961

    Motion picture of First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy viewing the United Arab Republic (U.A.R.) Tutankhamun Treasure Exhibit and speaking briefly with Dr. and Mrs. Okasha at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. The footage is silent. Also included is an interview of Dr. Okasha by a Mr. Towell. The interview is conducted in Arabic and the foota...

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    A Welcome Visitor to the United States, Prime Minister Nehru, Guest of President Kennedy and the American People, November 1961: 6-9
    United States Government Agencies CollectionNovember 1961: 6-9

    Motion picture covering the official state visit of Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru of India to the United States. Prime Minister Nehru and Indira Gandhi arrive at Newport, Rhode Island, and then go to Washington, D.C., with visits to the White House for meetings with President John F. Kennedy, New York City and United Nations (UN) headquarters, an...

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    President Kennedy and Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru of India Arrive at Andrews AFB, Maryland, 6 November 1961
    United States Government Agencies Collection6 November 1961

    Silent motion picture covering President John F. Kennedy and Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru arriving at Andrews Air Force Base and being greeted by Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson and Lady Bird Johnson, Secretary of State Dean Rusk and Mrs. Rusk, General Lyman Lemnitzer, and embassy staff members. United States Ambassador to India John Kenneth Ga...

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    President Kennedy Presents Harmon Trophy to X-15 Pilots at Ceremony in Washington, D.C., 28 November 1961
    United States Government Agencies Collection28 November 1961

    Silent motion picture of President John F. Kennedy presenting the 1961 Harmon Trophy in the White House, Washington, D.C., to pilots Scott Crossfield of North American Aviation, Joseph A. Walker of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), and Major Robert M. White for their outstanding accomplishments in flying the X-15. President ...

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    Forging the Alliance-President Kennedy visits Venezuela and Colombia, December 1961: 15-18
    United States Government Agencies CollectionDecember 1961: 15-18

    Motion picture covering President John F. Kennedy's trip to Venezuela and Colombia in December 1961, and it also attempts to show the early success of President Kennedy's "Alliance for Progress" in these South American nations. Included is footage of President Kennedy and First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy's tour of Venezuela and visit with Venezuelan P...

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    President and Mrs. Kennedy Depart for South America from Andrews AFB, Maryland, 15 December 1961
    United States Government Agencies Collection15 December 1961

    Silent motion picture containing scenes of President John F. Kennedy and First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy arriving at Andrews Air Force Base by helicopter (H-35 aircraft) to depart for South America. They go through the diplomatic line, climb the steps to board Air Force One (VC-137A aircraft), and wave farewell.

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    President Kennedy Arrives at Andrews AFB Maryland, 5 January 1962
    United States Government Agencies Collection5 January 1962

    Silent motion picture of President John F. Kennedy arriving at Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland. Included are scenes of President Kennedy debarking Air Force One (VC-137A aircraft) and entering a limousine.

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    Congo Prime Minister Adoula Visits the United Nations, 5 February 1962
    United States Government Agencies Collection5 February 1962

    Motion picture covering the visit of Prime Minister Cyrille Adoula of Congo to the United Nations in New York City. Also included are a luncheon with labor leaders, a visit to former First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt, a dinner for Mrs. Adoula given by members of the African American Institute, and the Prime Minister's trip to Washington, D.C., where he ...

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    Nuclear Testing and Disarmament, 2 March 1962
    Television Network Columbia Broadcasting System Collection2 March 1962

    CBS (Columbia Broadcasting System) motion picture of President John F. Kennedy's radio and television address, “Nuclear Testing and Disarmament,” delivered from the Oval Office, White House, Washington, D.C. See "Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States, John F. Kennedy, 1962: Item 71." In his speech President Kennedy announces and expl...

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    Magic Moments, March 1962: 12-21
    United States Government Agencies CollectionMarch 1962: 12-21

    Motion picture covering the highlights of First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy's visit to India. Included are a number of shots of the First Lady in the company of Princess Lee Radziwill, United States Ambassador John Kenneth Galbraith, Indian Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, Indira Gandhi, Indian President Dr. Rajendra Prasad, Indian Vice President Sarve...

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    Invitation to India, March 1962: 12-21
    United States Government Agencies CollectionMarch 1962: 12-21

    Motion picture covering First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy's visit to India, emphasizing the social and cultural aspects of the country and including footage of Indian Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, Indira Gandhi, Princess Lee Radziwill, and United States Ambassador to India John Kenneth Galbraith. The First Lady's official party includes First Lady’s...

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    President Ahidjo Visits the United States, 13 March 1962
    United States Government Agencies Collection13 March 1962

    Motion picture covering the official state visit of President Ahmadou Ahidjo of Cameroon to the United States, including welcoming ceremonies with President John F. Kennedy and a visit to the White House, other stops in Washington, D.C., and a visit to New York City and the United Nations (UN) headquarters. Source: United States Information Agency...

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    President Olympio of Togo Visits the United States, 20 March 1962
    United States Government Agencies Collection20 March 1962

    Motion picture covering the official state visit of President Sylvanus Olympio of Togo to the United States. After welcoming ceremonies with President John F. Kennedy, they go to the White House where President Olympio meets with African-Americans. Also included are stops at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington,...

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    Invitation to Pakistan, March 1962: 21-26
    United States Government Agencies CollectionMarch 1962: 21-26

    Motion picture covering highlights of First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy's trip to Pakistan. She is accompanied by Princess Lee Radziwill. Included are receptions and visits with Pakistani President Mohammad Ayub Khan and United States Ambassador to Pakistan Walter P. McConaughy, and tours of Lahore, Shalimar Gardens, Karachi, Peshawar, the Khyber Pass,...

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    Firm Alliance: Shah and Empress of Iran, April 1962: 11-13
    United States Government Agencies CollectionApril 1962: 11-13

    Motion picture covering the official state visit of the Shah of Iran Mohammad Reza Pahlavi and the Empress Farah, including welcoming ceremonies at Union Station in Washington, D.C., and visits to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) site at Cape Canaveral, Florida, military sites with President John F. Kennedy, the United State...

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    President and Mrs. Kennedy Greet Shah and Queen of Iran on Arrival at Washington National Airport, Washington, D.C., 11 April 1962
    United States Government Agencies Collection11 April 1962

    Silent motion picture of President John F. Kennedy and First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy greeting Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi and Queen Farah of Iran on their arrival at Washington International Airport, Washington, D.C. Included are scenes of President and Mrs. Kennedy walking to a speakers stand with the Shah and Queen, President Kennedy and the Shah ...

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    The American Journey: Pres. and Madame Houphouet-Boigny of the Ivory Coast Republic, May 1962: 22-25
    United States Government Agencies CollectionMay 1962: 22-25

    Motion picture covering the official state visit of President and Madame Houphouet-Boigny of the Ivory Coast Republic to the United States, including ceremonies and a meeting with President John F. Kennedy and other events in Washington, D.C., and visits to New York City and the United Nations (UN) headquarters and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Pres...

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    Progress through Freedom: The President's Trip to Mexico, 1962: 29 June-1 July
    United States Government Agencies Collection1962: 29 June-1 July

    Motion picture covering President John F. Kennedy's trip to Mexico beginning in June of 1962. Included are scenes of President Kennedy being welcomed with First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy by Mexican President Adolfo Lopez Mateos and delivering remarks, a tour by the First Lady, and shots of local landmarks, scenery, and activities. Presented by: Unit...

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Video-taped Remarks to be Sent via Telstar Satellite to Japan, 20 November 1963

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Sound recording of President John F. Kennedy’s filmed remarks to be sent to Japan via Tels...