One Day in Berlin, 26 June 1963

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One Day in Berlin, 26 June 1963
26 June 1963
Motion picture covering President John F. Kennedy's visit to Berlin, Germany. President Kennedy arrives at Tegel Airport in Berlin and delivers remarks in a welcome ceremony presided over by Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany Konrad Adenauer and Mayor of West Berlin Willy Brandt. President Kennedy visits the site of the Brandenburg Gate, looks over the Berlin Wall, and then visits Checkpoint Charlie. President Kennedy delivers an address upon signing the Golden Book at the Rathaus Schöneberg on Rudolph Wilde Platz. In his speech President Kennedy discusses his hopes for the reunification of Germany, and emphasizes the philosophical differences between capitalism and communism, noting, "Freedom is indivisible, and when one man is enslaved, all are not free." In his remarks President Kennedy famously proclaims, "Ich bin ein Berliner." Afterward President Kennedy attends a ceremony at Berlin Free University and addresses the crowd, and finally delivers farewell remarks and departs Berlin. Produced by: Sgt Bill Bailey, Special Events Department of AFTV (United States Armed Forces Radio and Television Service). Edited by: Sgt James Connelly. Narrated by: A1C Al Baker.
1 film reel (black-and-white; sound; 16 mm; 35 minutes)
Public Domain
National Archives and Records Administration. Office of Presidential Libraries. John F. Kennedy Library. (04/01/1985- )