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Washington, D.C., U.S.A.: GTV Washington, D.C. GTV Pan Int. American Legion Convention. SV President Eisenhower arriving in Legionaire hat. GV Men applaud. Angle V Ike waving & raising hat. GV Convention with Ike at mike. SCU Ike speaks:-(Nat.sd.) SV Legionaires applaud. LV Ike & Legionaire Leader shake hands.
SOUND EFFECTS. SCU President Eisenhower speaks:- "Now, at long last, we must build such a reserve, & we must maintain it. Wishful thinking & political timidity must no longer bar a programme so absolutely essential to our defence."(applause)
GOOD SCENE. GV Night shot of Washington with Capitol floodlit.(not taken from this story) (Parade taking place - but this does not show too much.)
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