There was a big ticker-tape welcome for Democratic presidential candidate Kennedy when he and his wife arrived in New York city Oct. 19.
GV. Kennedy and wife seated in car drive through crowded streets.
AV. Ticker tape falling from building.
CU. Kennedy shaking hands with well wishers.
SV. People throwing paper streamers etc.
LV. Kennedy stands in car and waves.
TV. Ditto to BV.
CU. Kennedy and wife.
SV. People wearing Kennedy hats.
TV & CU.Kennedy and wife passing crowds.
GV. Crowd break police barrier and rush towards car.
CU. Kennedy waves.
GV. Ditto into crowd.
GVs. Two shots Kennedy amidst crowd shaking hands.
GV.PAN.From Kennedy to mass crowds lining route.
GV. Car towards.
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Background: There was a big ticker-tape welcome for Democratic presidential candidate Kennedy when he and his wife arrived in New York city Oct. 19. The couple drove along Broadway, and were joined by Mayor Wagner.
There is strong support for the Democrats in the city, and it is here - Oct 20 - that Kennedy and his Republican rival, Mr. Richard Nixon, will take part in their fourth television "duel". New York - a key state - will be subjected to vigorous campaigning by both candidates.
Recent developments in the battle before election day, Now 8, include reports that the influential New York Times is about to come out in support of Kennedy, and an article by Catholic convert Clare Booth Luce - noted US personality and formerly Ambassador to Italy - pledging support, not for Catholic Kennedy, but for Nixon.