• Short Summary

    GOVERNOR WILLIAM SCRANTON ARRIVES IN SAN FRANCISCO TODAY (WEDNESDAY) IN A BID TO GAIN SUPPORT FOR HIS UPHILL BATTLE AGAINST SENATOR GOLDWATER FOR THE REPUBLICAN PRESIDENTIAL NOMINATION.

  • Description

    1.
    GV CROWD ROUND TRAIN (SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS)
    0.06

    2.
    MV SCRANTON SPEAKS
    0.10

    3.
    SV CROWD SOF OVERLAID.. "THIS IS THE LAND... SOF ENDS..DOING A JOB FOR PEOPLE".
    0.34

    4.
    GV TRACKING SHOT.. CROWD
    0.43

    5.
    CU SCRANTON IN TRAIN
    0.48

    6.
    GV TRACKS FROM SPEEDING TRAIN
    0.51

    7.
    MV MRS SCRANTON WAVING FROM PLATFORM
    0.57

    8.
    CU SCRANTON SOF.."AND WE SAY THIS... SOF ENDS.."WE'LL KNOW WHO THE NOMINEE WILL BE, WON'T WE?" (APPLAUSE)
    1.03

    10.
    CU PEOPLE CLAPPING
    1.29

    11.
    CU SCRANTON SOF.."I SAY THE REPUBLICAN PARTY ..." SOF ENDS... "THAT'S WHY I'M HERE." (APPLAUSE)
    1.40

    12.
    GV SUPPORTERS
    1.45

    13.
    GV SCRANTON'S TRAIN AWAY
    1.50

    14.
    GV TRACK FROM TRAIN
    1.54


    THE SPRINGFIELD SPEECH INCLUDED THIS EXTRACT: (SOUND ON FILM) "THIS IS THE LAND OF LINCOLN YOU KNOW, AND THAT'S WHY I'M HERE -- BECAUSE I THINK WE ARE IN THE LINCOLN TRADITION. THAT IS THE REAL TRADITION OF THE REPUBLICAN PARTY -- ONE WHERE WE BELIEVE IN EQUAL RIGHTS AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR PEOPLE. (CHEERS AND APPLAUSE) AND WE DON'T BELIEVE IN BEING REACTIONARIES -- WE BELIEVE IN DOING A JOB FOR PEOPLE."



    AT DECATUR, GOVERNOR SCRANTON SAID: (SOUND ON FILM) "AND WE SAY THIS... YOU KNOW THAT RIGHT NOW THEY'RE TELLING US NONE OF THESE DELEGATES IN ILLINOIS ARE FOR ME. ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS WRITE BOX 1964 -- A GOOD NUMBER INCIDENTALLY -- WIRE 1964 IN SAN FRANCISCO, AND TELL THEM HOW YOU FEEL ABOUT IT. THEN WE'LL KNOW WHO THE NOMINEE WILL BE, WON'T WE?" (APPLAUSE) I SAY THE REPUBLICAN PARTY IS A CONSERVATIVE PARTY, A PROGRESSIVE PARTY, AND THE PARTY OF LINCOLN... THAT'S WHY I'M HERE". (APPLAUSE).




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    Background: GOVERNOR WILLIAM SCRANTON ARRIVES IN SAN FRANCISCO TODAY (WEDNESDAY) IN A BID TO GAIN SUPPORT FOR HIS UPHILL BATTLE AGAINST SENATOR GOLDWATER FOR THE REPUBLICAN PRESIDENTIAL NOMINATION. BUT AFTER TWO DAYS OF HEARINGS BY THE PARTY PLATFORM COMMITTEE, WORKING OUT A POLICY FOR NEXT WEEK'S NOMINATING CONVENTION, THE OVER-WHELMING IMPRESSION IS THAT THE SENATOR HAS THE NOMINATION WRAPPED UP.

    GOVERNOR SCRANTON'S FINAL CAMPAIGN EFFORTS IN THE COUNTRY, INCLUDED A 'WHISTLE-STOP' TOUR THROUGH ILLINOIS, DURING WHICH HE MADE BRIEF SPEECHES AT SPRINGFIELD AND DECATUR.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6O8RL7CZ3YQLRFONYGW1XHIPA
    Media URN:
    VLVA6O8RL7CZ3YQLRFONYGW1XHIPA
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/07/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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