• Short Summary

    Coverage of Republican National Convention - Eisenhower becomes Presidential Candidate.

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    Chicago, Illinois, United States of America - Republican National Convention.

    SV. Banners and crowd around picture of Dwight D. Eisenhower (Ike). SCU. Pan, Senator Taft riding past waving to crowd from open top car. SV. Harold Stassen, Governor of Minnesota left, and Ike conferring. SV. Ike leaving with Stassen. CU Eisenhower conferring in hotel room with Governor Warren of California.

    CU. Angle shot, Republican National Convention sign outside the Convention Hall. GV., Pan crowded convention hall. GV. Pan, crowded convention hall. STV. Crowded hall, American voice comes in at (2) ("On the crowded floor delegations are grouped together like troops drawn up for battle, etc., etc".)

    CU. Illinois, sign. CU. Delegate from Illinois, SV. Governor Saltanstall heading Massachusetts delegation. SV. Pan down from New York sign to Governor Thomas Dewey. CU. Dewey. CU. Pennsylvania board. CU. Governor Fine pan to Senator Duff. GV. Crowded convention hall.

    SCU. Party Chairman Gabrielson opening convention by banging gravel on table. GV. Crowded convention hall. SV. Delegation signs. SV. Washington's Governor Langlie proposing rule change Senators waving. CU. Taft supporter Clarence Brown proposing amendment. SV. Newsreel camera. MV. Delegates voting. SCU. delegates counting votes. SV. Delegates listening as Chairman announces vote. SCU. Delegates listening as chairman announces vote. A.S. Newsreel cameras. GV. Delegates applauding. CU. Chairman announcing defeat of amendment. GV. Cheering convention. SV. General Douglas MacArthur arriving. SV. Delegates cheering. CU. MacArthur being greeted by Chairman. GV. Convention cheering. SV. MacArthur addressing convention. GV. Crowd.

    SV. Banners and crowd around Ike. CU. Ike stepping into car and waving. T.V. Ike waving from car.
    (Orig. F.G.) (Orig. "A") Selected Originals exist for this item - see other records.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:48:00 / 01:46:33:00

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