Various shots of Eisenhower, accompanied by Secretaries for Agriculture and Interior, flying over the drought-stricken South West. He lands, and walks over barren farmland.
Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.
American newsreel item. Title reads: "Eisenhower Sees Drought Asks Record Farm Budget"
United States of America / USA
MS American President Dwight (Ike) Eisenhower accompanied by Secretaries of Agriculture and Interior, seated in plane, Eisenhower turns to look out of window. Aerial view of damage that has been done by almost a decade of drought in the South West. MS President Eisenhower looking out of window. Aerial view of damage. CU President Eisenhower looking out of window. LS and MS Eisenhower coming down steps of plane and being greeted. Various shots of President Eisenhower with others walking over barren farm land.
Note: "Date received" on original paperwork reads: 17/01/1957. American commentary tells us that it brings a record budget request of $5 billion for agriculture.