• Short Summary

    President Dwight Eisenhower speaks about American air superiority.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Title - 'Free world security. President stresses air superiority'.

    United States of America (USA).

    Various shots President Dwight Eisenhower (Ike) on dais in Oklahoma. MS audience applauding. CU Eisenhower speaking, he stresses the power and range of the Strategic Air Command. LS plane on Westover airfield in Massachusetts. Various shots General Curtis LeMay. LS as he climbs into KC-135 aircraft. Various shots as he sits at controls. LS of the plane taking off. Ground to air shot of plane in flight. LS plane, jet tanker. Various shots General LeMay alighting from the plane. Various shots US Ambassador and Argentine Air Force Officers greeting the General. LS General LeMay, US Ambassador and Argentine Air Force saluting. Various shots plane landing at Washington. MS General alighting from aircraft and being greeted by his superior General Thomas D. White and others. CU General White pinning medal on General LeMay. CU medal, pan up to the General's face.

    LS Officer briefing bomber crews. CU section of crew. Back view bomber crew rising from their seats. Various shots twin-jet B-66 bombers taking off. Various shots Eisenhower speaking "The goal we seek is peace with justice, this can come to our nation only as it comes to all nations. The world's hope is that the Soviets will co-operate with all the rest of us in achieving this goal. Our defence effort, large as it is, goes only far enough to deter and defeat attack we will never be an aggressor". MS audience applauding.

    Cataloguer's note: American commentary.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:23:00 / 01:36:32:00
    UN 3018 B

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