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1955 - Cold War, USA, Big Picture: Pictorial Report no. 14

Reel Number: H2062-04

Color: Black and White

Sound: SIL and SD

Year / Date: 1955,1950s

Country: USA

Location: West Point

TC Begins: 01:24:44

TC Ends: 01:30:47

Duration: 00:06:03

1955 - Military Graduation, USA, West Point: June Week & Eisenhower Speech Excerpt Montage: Army cameraman at rocket launch, artillery firing atomic cannon, H-19 Chickasaw helicopters landing & troops out; soldiers firing up hillside. 01:25:15 Turning globe & title. 01:25:33 Sgt. Stuart Queen “...in 1955 celebrated return of one of those cadets, Dwight D. Eisenhower...highlights of that memorable occasion.” High angle / HA of Parade Grounds w/ troops in ranks; MLS marching troops in dress uniforms during June Week. 01:26:32 Interior w/ assembled graduating cadets. (edit) Cadets firing artillery as President Eisenhower arrives in Presidential limousine; alumni walking to statue of Thayer & pan to choir singing; cadets shaking hands. 01:27:48 Ike speaking to cadets, Graduation speech excerpt: “...By the Preamble to the Constitution, the common defense-the first mission of the soldier--is elevated to a like rank with the loftiest objectives of men and women united in a free society (edit) ...working & living in this spirit, you as soldiers will make yourselves and the Army a professional counterpart of the American Way (edit) ...stout of faith in yourselves, your Alma Mater, your country and your God. And now to this graduating class & each of its members my congratulations! 01:28:33 applause; passing out diplomas & saluting; Mamie watching. 01:28:56 John Paul Doyle Jr., class goat, loud applause & laughter w/ Ike whispering to him. Stand w/ Ike’s speech in VO over. 01:30:35 Hats thrown. Sgt Queen (abrupt end). US Army Academy; NOTE: Partial or entire sold at per reel rate.

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