PACIFIC SEARCH FOR ROCKEFELLER Despite encouraging clues, there seems little chance that Michael Rockefeller, 23-year-old son of New York's Governor, has survived his ordeal in the jungles of New Guinea. He swam for shore when his boat capsized off the coast. Governor Nelson Rockefeller tells the news at a press conference live from New Guinea.
TELETYPE MACHINE & ANATOLY DOBRYNIN A teletype machine is installed in the Pentagon's Office of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Soviet Ambassador Anatoly Dobrynin pays a visit to the White House to set up a meeting between JFK and Soviet Foreign Minister, Andrei Gromyko.
Date: August 26, 1963 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:44:00, No Audio
WE'LL LIVE IN PERIL SAYS KENNEDY At his Washington News Conference the President says that the Berlin crisis is "a very, very serious matter unless we can reach a peaceful accommodation." Referring to Southeast Asia he says that there are "other areas where we can become involved" and "we happen to live in the most dangerous time in the history of the human race."
GOVERNOR GEORGE ROMNEY At a Detroit press conference, Michigan's Governor George Romney announces his candidacy for the '68 Republican Presidential nomination. He's the first announced Republican candidate.
NEW CANADIAN GOVERNMENT In Canada the reins of government change hands after 22 years. At Government House in Ottawa, Prime Minister St. Laurent and Liberal Cabinet submit their resignations, and the new Prime Minister, Conservative John Diefenbaker is sworn in by Governor General Massey.
SUEZ CRISIS CONFERENCE & BRITAIN AMASSES WEAPONS World leaders meet to discuss the crisis in the Middle East over the Suez Canal. Footage shows Austrialian Prime Minister Robert Menzies and Egyptian President Gamal Nasser, among other unidentifed politicians. Meanwhile, Britain deploys troops and weaponry to the Middle East.
Date: August 27, 1956 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:22:00, No Audio
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