• Short Summary

    American President Kennedy and wife tour Latin America.

  • Description

    Various, Latin America.

    Title reads 'Alliance for Progress - President's Journey to Latin America'.

    Various shots of American President John F. Kennedy and Mrs Jacqueline Kennedy coming down steps from plane at San Juan's Airport in Puerto Rico to be welcomed by Governor Luis Munoz Marin. Tracking shots following President's car through crowd lined streets. LS. President Kennedy and wife on the balcony of La Fortaeza, the Governor's residence, with cut ins of crowds at gate. MS. President Kennedy and wife meeting guests at a dinner party given by the Governor. LS. Boeing landing at Caracas Airport in Venezuela. LS. President Kennedy and wife coming down steps of plane. MS. Pan along sign "Venezuela Welcomes President Kennedy". LS. Party is welcomed by President Romulo Betancourt. MS. Pan as President walks across tarmac. GV. Large crowd gathered at an agrarian reform project on outskirts of Caracas. LS. President Kennedy and wife on rostrum in open air under large portraits of Kennedy & Betancourt linked by the words 'Bienvenidos'. Zoom to President Kennedy getting up to speak. MS. Mrs Betancourt and Mrs Kennedy seated. MS. President Kennedy addressing crowd - natural sound. He highlights his Alliance for progress and announces a ten year plan of economic aid for Latin America. MS. President Kennedy calls his wife to speak - natural sound. She addresses crowd in Spanish stressing the hemisphere's goal to build a bright future for all its people. LS. Boeing taxing in at Bogota, Colombia. MS. President Kennedy and wife come down steps of plane to be welcomed by President Alberte Lleras Camargo. Tracking shots with cavalcade through crowd through lined streets of Bogota. Various shots of President Kennedy and wife at a banquet in the San Carlos Palace.

    (Comb F.G.)

    Date found in the old record - 18/12/1961.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:54:00 / 01:44:04:00
    UN 3566 F

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