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Address at Independence Hall

Address at Independence Hall

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Accession Number: TNC:137 (excerpt)

Title: Excerpt of President Kennedy at Independence Hall, 4 July 1962

Date(s) of Materials: 4 July 1962

Description: CBS (Columbia Broadcasting System) motion picture excerpt covering President John F. Kennedy's full address at Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. See "Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States, John F. Kennedy, 1962: Item 278." 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. CBS No. 10048. Copyright restrictions apply.

Physical Description: 1 film reel (black-and-white; sound; 16 mm; 1079 feet; 17 minutes)

Running Time (Minutes): 17

Media Type: Film Reel

Footage: 1079

Copyright Status: © Columbia Broadcasting System. Non-exclusive licensing rights held by the JFK Library Foundation.

Digital Identifier: TNC-137

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