1952 - Americana: Eisenhower Presidential Campaign Activities
We Like Ike banner across street, straw hat w/ I Like Ike put on young boy; I Like Ike pennants at street vendor stand.
02:50:45 Brief shots: small town parade in rain for Eisenhower; corner stone laying; speaking; floats; crowds; products; stores w/ window displays for Ike. Eisenhower home.
02:52:31 Billboard: Welcome to Abilene. Family home of Gen. ‘Ike’ Eisenhower. MCUs people sitting, waiting, listening on lawns. Loudspeakers.
02:53:42 Santa Fe streamliner passenger train arriving to crowded station platform; MS Ike & Mamie off train & thru crowd to speakers stand. Waves to crowd & covers a time capsule for Eisenhower Foundation founded, 1945.
02:55:15 Signs for Ike; people on top of buildings. Parade floats, Ike home shots; crowd watching; off train.
To speakers stand; covering capsule.
Politics; Presidential Elections; Campaigning; Republican Party; Folksy;
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