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President Eisenhower speech at National Field Day in Iowa

Reel Number: 220667-03

Color: Black and White

Sound: SD

Year / Date: 1956

Country: USA

Location: Iowa

TC Begins: 18:19:59

TC Ends: 18:30:59

Duration: 00:11:00

President Eisenhower speech at National Field Day in Iowa Ike makes speech in open air - says although in the middle of political campaign will not make political speech - pleasure to be able to meet so many ordinary Americans - National field day dedicated to soil conservation - talks of young brother who has spent his life studying soil - talks of farming. Came to pay his respects to the plough ( plow ) - no more important piece of machinery - symbol of peace. Praises farmers says they deserve special treatment. Tells of meeting with agricultural advisory committee. Thanks people of Iowa for hospitality during visit. Speaker thanks President for attending. Ike presents trophy and certificates. Man presents Ike with certificate of appreciation. Ike laughs.

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