• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT KENNEDY FLEW TO NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE, YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) ON HIS FIRST VISIT TO THE DEEP SOUTH SINCE RECENT RACIAL RIOTS AND DEMONSTRATIONS IN BIRMINGHAM AND OTHER CITIES.

  • Description

    1.
    LV KENNEDY LEAVES PLANE.
    0.03

    2.
    MV KENNEDY SHAKES HANDS WITH MEMBERS OF CROWD.
    0.07

    3.
    MV PICKETS CARRYING BANNERS (2 SHOTS)
    0.15

    4.
    LTV CROWDS IN STADIUM.
    0.17

    5.
    GV KENNEDY ON ROSTRUM (SOF)
    0.18

    6.
    SCU DITTO (SOF)
    0.45

    7.
    MV KENNEDY INSERTS KEY TO START WORK ON DAM.
    0.50

    8.
    LV EXPLOSION.
    0.57

    9.
    GV GOVERNOR OF TENNESSEE'S MANSION.
    1.03

    10.
    SCU KENNEDY GREETED BY OFFICIALS.
    1.14


    HE SAID:



    MR. KENNEDY: "IT'S (AMERICA) NOW ENGAGED IN CONTINUING DEBATE ABOUT THE RIGHTS OF A PORTION OF ITS CITIZENS. THAT WILL GO ON AND THESE RIGHTS WILL EXPAND UNTIL THE STANDARDS FIRST FORGED BY THE NATION'S FOUNDERS HAS BEEN REACHED AND ALL AMERICANS ENJOY EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AND LIBERTY UNDER LAW."




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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: PRESIDENT KENNEDY FLEW TO NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE, YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) ON HIS FIRST VISIT TO THE DEEP SOUTH SINCE RECENT RACIAL RIOTS AND DEMONSTRATIONS IN BIRMINGHAM AND OTHER CITIES.

    NEGROES WITH ANTI-RACIAL PLACARDS WERE AMONG CROWDS AT NASHVILLE AIRPORT WHEN THE PRESIDENT ARRIVED. LATER, MR KENNEDY WENT VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY SPORTS STADIUM, WHERE HE ADDRESSED AN AUDIENCE OF 30,000.

    DURING HIS NASHVILLE VISIT, PRESIDENT KENNEDY ATTENDED A CEREMONY AT WHICH HE TURNED A GOLDEN KEY TO START A EXPLOSIVE WORK BY REMOTE CONTROL ON A NEW DAM FOR THE TENNESSEE VALLEY AUTHORITY, WHICH IS CELEBRATION IT S 30TH ANNIVERSARY. MR.KENNEDY LATER DINED WITH THE GOVERNOR OF TENNESSEE AT HIS MANSION.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVANRT9I0S1IY60XYEPRIC11FRP
    Media URN:
    VLVANRT9I0S1IY60XYEPRIC11FRP
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/05/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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