The 83rd session of the American Congress opens as new members take the oath.
Washington DC, USA. Cut story with American commentary.
SCU. Congressman Bolton and his mother Mrs. Bolton, both Congress representatives, posing outside Congress. LV.Senators, John F. Kennedy (later President of the United States), R. G. Jackson, Bush of Connecticut, and Mike Mansfield of Montana, US Delegate to the United Nations, being sworn in.& CU.Pan. GV. Policy Committee seated around table. SV.Senator William Knowland, chair of the Policy Committee (left), Taft, Leader of the Floor, and Styles Bridges, temporary president, posing. SV.Senators Margaret Smith and Frederick Payne of Maine. SCU.Senators William Purtell and Joseph McCarthy. LV.Elevated, Senator Joseph Martin, Speaker of the House of Representatives, walking towards rostrum in House of Representatives. GV.Representatives applauding. SV.Martin walking to dais with Senator Sam Rayburn of Texas. GV.SV. LV.Members standing taking oath.