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This segment features archival footage taken during President John F. Kennedy’s eleven-state conservation tour in September 1963, along with historical commentary provided by Kennedy Library Director Tom Putnam and National Park System Superintendent George Price, Jr. President Kennedy’s trip included visits to Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Mi...
President John F. Kennedy was visionary in his efforts to increase the capability of the United States Department of Defense in the conduct of Counter Insurgency and Unconventional Warfare. He recognized the unique capabilities and value of US Army Special Forces “Green Berets” in the struggle against despotic insurgency, and ensured their predo...
Accession number: WHN:7
Description: Motion picture assembled from A-roll and B-roll footage taken during the eleven-state conservation tour made by President John F. Kennedy. States visited include Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Minnesota, North Dakota, Wyoming, Montana, Washington, Utah, Oregon, California, and Nevada. Presented by: United States...
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