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    Washington, D.C., U.S.A.: GTV Parade en route to reviewing stand. SV Ike in car waving. Angle V People waving from window. Pan V People looking on. SCU Ike waving from car. GV Motorcycles leading parade. S Side V Ike in car passing. Air V White House. SCU Ike with Vice President Richard Nixon. GV Korean veterans marching past reviewing stand. SCU Major John Eisenhower & wife. CU Veterans passing Ike. GV Cadets passing. CU Ike. TV Cowboys & girls riding horseback. LV Cowboy lasso's Ike. SCU Ike removes rope & throws it back to the cowboy. G Air V Capitol building. GTV Mass crowd assembled for inaugural ceremony. Angle V Capitol Dome pan down to mass crowd. BV Ike about to be sworn in. Travel V Types looking on., also showing a photog. SV Justice Vinson & Ike raise hands for swearing in ceremony. SCU Ike sworn in:- (Nat.sd.)- on end Ike shakes hands with Vinson, Truman, Nixon & kisses Mamie. GBV Ike with others on platform. SCU Ike speaks:- (Nat.sd.) SV Ike continues:-(Nat.sd.) - GV Dubbing shot Mass crowd listening. SV Ike continues:(Nat.sd.) SCU Ike continues:-(Nat.sd.) GV Ike and crowds applaud. SCU Ike shaking hands with Truman & Nixon etc., Pan V Capitol building. SCU Ike takes Mamie, they walk to front of stand & wave to crowd.



    SOUND EFFECTS.



    SCU Ike being sworn in:- Interrogator:- "Constitution of the United States."



    Ike:- "Preserve, protect and defend the constitution of the United States."



    Inter:- "So help you God."



    Ike:- "So help me God."



    SCU President Eisenhower speaks:- "The faith we hold belongs not to us alone but to the free of all the world. This common bonds binds the grower of rice in Burma and the planter of wheat in Iowa, the shepherd in Southern Italy and the mountaineer in the Andes. It confers a common dignity upon the French soldier who dies in Indo China, the British soldiers killed in Malaya, the American life given in Korea."



    SV Ike continues:- "We must be ready to dare all for our country. For history does not long enthrust the care of freedom to the weak or the timid."



    SV Ike continues:- "A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both."



    SCU Ike continues:- "This is the hope that beckons us onwards in this century of trial. This is the work that awaits us all, to be done with bravery, with charity - and with a prayer to Almighty God. My citizens I thank you."



    GOOD SCENES.



    Title is a very pretty one, which also shows a CU Picture of Ike in title frame. SV Follow Ike & Mamie arriving at White House at night. SCU Ike waving, Mamie at side. SV Ike waves - Mamie steps forward & waves, then they both steps back and turn round. GTV Mass people. SCU Pan U.S. Soldiers in wheelchairs looking on. GTV Mass crowd. SCU Pan People looking on. GTV Mass crowd. CU Pan Up Man looking thru periscope showing Ike's face. Travel V Pan From procession of cars to mass people watching. SCU Pan People waving. GTV Cadets marching past Ike. SV Maryland float passing. SV Dewey and wife riding in car in procession, with Dewey on side of car. SCU Ike waving & speaking - Mamie in picture. GV Float passing marked 'BORN OCT, 14, 1890' SV Float 'KANSAS, EISENHOWER'S BOYHOOD HOME' SV' District OF COLUMBIA' float., passing with doves. CU Ike, very serious, looking on. Int. V Procession in retunda. SCU Senator Nixon walking. Ext. V Nixon coming out. STV Crowd. Int. V Ike walking out mid people, past crowd. Ext. V Ike walking mid people & past soldiers saluting. CU Ike down steps, follow on him past people.



    BV Ike walks up to Speaker's stand, mid applause. SCU Mrs. Truman, Mamie Eisenhower, John & Barbara Eisenhower looking on. BV Getting ready to swear Nixon in. FV Ditto. BV Nixon sworn in:-(Nat.sd.) FV Nixon shaking hands with Vinson. CU Girl looking thru binocs. SV Ike & Vinson raise hands, Ike sworn in:-(Nat.sd.) SV Ike laughing, Truman in picture, Ike takes Mamie. SCU Ike with Nixon at side, handshakes Vinson. SCU Ike speaks:(Nat.sd.) SV Ike speaks:-(Nat.sd.) Dubbing shot of GTV Mass crowds & ceremony, with Ike's speech over it. (Nat.sd.)



    SOUND EFFECTS OF GOOD SCENES.



    BV Vice President Richard Nixon sworn in:- Interogator:- "I am about to remark, So help me God."



    Nixon:- "So help me God."



    SV President Eisenhower being sworn in:-



    Vinson:- "You, Dwight D. Eisenhower do solemnly swear."



    Ike:- "I Dwight D. Eisenhower do solemnly swear."



    Vinson:- "That you will faithfully execute the... (rest in Issue)



    SCU Ike speaks:- "For this truth must be clear before us; whatever America hopes to bring to pass in the world must first come to pass in the heart of America."



    SV Ike speaks:- "We must acquire proficiency in defense and display stamina in purpose. We must be willing, individually and as a nation to accept whatevers sacrifices may be required of us."



    Ike's voice is dubbed over scene:- "Less the practise and fulfillment of our whole fate among ourselves and with our dealings with others. It signifies more than the selling of guns, easing the sorrow of war, more than an escape from death it is a way of life."



    Personalities - Politicians; United States of America; Ceremonies - Political; Dwight D 'Ike' Eisenhower (1890-1969), Speech




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    Washington

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    Film ID:
    VLVAERFU7YXXG4UGRJG1P7LSBU8T0
    Media URN:
    VLVAERFU7YXXG4UGRJG1P7LSBU8T0
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/01/1953
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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