• Short Summary

    New Presidents inaugural address to the nation in the wake of Kennedy's death

  • Description

    Washington, United States of America

    Title reads: Lyndon Johnson 'Historic First Days as President'

    VS. Section of President Johnson's first speech to congress and nation, he says, "I'm here today to say I need your help. I cannot bear this burden alone. I need the help of all Americans and all America. John Kennedy's death commands what his life conveyed, that America must move forward." MS. President Johnson talking to Defence Minister McNamara in his study. MS. President Johnson talking now with Former President Eisenhower. VS. President Johnson in a padded rocking chair in his study, talking with heads of America's three armed forces, etc. VS. On slopes of Arlington National Cemetery, crowds of people file past grave of the late President Kennedy. LS. Gate of the new President's home. CU. Name "Elms" carved in the masonry at gatepost. MS. & CU. President Johnson in his home poses with his wife Ladybird and Lucy Baines. GV. Front of the White House on wet day. VS. President Lyndon Johnson at his desk signing papers and getting on with the job of Presidency.

    Note: Quality of picture in not great throughout what is an compelling news item

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:05:00 / 01:20:14:00
    UN 3835 C

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