World Peace, 10 June 1963

World Peace, 10 June 1963
10 June 1963
Motion picture covering President John F. Kennedy's address at the commencement ceremony for American University held at the John M. Reeves Athletic Center in Washington, D.C., on June 10, 1963. See "Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States, John F. Kennedy, 1963: Item 232." This is an edited production, and portions of President Kennedy’s address are omitted. Footage of President Kennedy delivering his remarks is edited together with B-roll footage. In his speech President Kennedy asks the graduates to re-examine their attitudes towards peace, the Soviet Union, and the Cold War. The President also announces that he, Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev, and British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan have agreed to hold discussions concerning a comprehensive nuclear test ban treaty. Finally, he explains that the United States will not conduct atmospheric nuclear tests on the condition that other countries uphold this same promise. Source: United States Information Agency (USIA); Onscreen credit reads: "Presented by United States Information Service" (USIS). Produced by: Vision Associates. Onscreen credit reads: “Selected Photographs from The Family of Man by courtesy of The Museum of Modern Art, New York.”
1 film reel (black-and-white; sound; 16 mm; 367 feet; 10 minutes)
Public Domain
National Archives and Records Administration. Office of Presidential Libraries. John F. Kennedy Library. (04/01/1985- )