HOOVER FETED ON 80TH BIRTHDAY Former President Herbert Hoover comes back to his boyhood home of West Branch, Iowa to celebrate his 80th birthday. The small town is jammed with out-of-towners there to hail the venerable engineer-statesman who is still serving his country.
Date: August 10, 1954 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:00:00, No Audio
LBJ RELAXES ON HIS TEXAS RANCH President Lyndon Johnson relaxes on his Texas ranch and poses for pictures with the press just before the Democratic National Convention, when his campaigning will swing into high gear.
LBJ SIGNS CIVIL RIGHTS ACT OF 1964 - 2 President Lyndon Johnson signs the Civil Rights Act of 1964 at the White House. Souvenir pens are given to Republican Leader Edward Dirkson and Democratic Whip Hubert Humphrey. Integration leader Martin Luther King receives a pen as well.
WORLD LEADERS IN NEW YORK CITY At Yugoslav headquarters in New York City, Egypt's President Nasser meets with Marshal Tito. Nasser then traveled to the Soviet Estate in Glen Cove to meet with Khrushchev. At Harlem's Hotel Theresa Nasser meets with Fidel Castro. President Eisenhower rides by motorcade through the streets of Manhattan. NOTE: Reporter voice-over requires additional clearances.
CASTRO AND EASTERN EUROPEAN LEADERS ARRIVE IN NEW YORK An impressive parade of world leaders arrives in New York for the opening of the 15th General Assembly of the U.N. First is Cuba's Fidel Castro1 who is received with mixed cheers and jeers. Novotny from Czechoslovakia and Gomulka from Poland arrive at night with no greeting from United States officials as they are not guests of the U.S. NOTE: Reporter voice-over requires additional clearances.
MEXICAN PRESIDENT VISIT LBJ IN TEXAS Mexico's President Adolfo Lopez Mateos arrives in Texas as Senator Lyndon Johnson's guest. Former President Harry S. Truman arrives by helicopter as a surprise. A large barbecue-style reception is held outdoors.
F.D.R. AND POSTMASTER GENERAL FARLEY F.D.R. buys the first federal government Baby Bond from Postmaster General James Farley during the Great Depression. NOTE: Reporter voice-over requires additional clearances.
DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION 1960 Supporters of several possible candidates rally at the 1960 Democratic National Convention in Los Angeles. Stuart Symington, Lyndon Johnson, and John F. Kennedy are the front runners, with Adlai Stevenson as an undeclared candidate. NOTE: Reporter voice-over requires additional clearances.
F.D.R. DELIVERS STATE OF THE UNION Franklin Delano Roosevelt's State of the Union talk foresees the return of prosperity to depression-ridden America. Families listen by their radios while the President addresses Congress. NOTE: SOUND A LITTLE HOT BUT WILL BE CORRECTED ON MASTER ORDERS
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