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Reel Number: 250127-02
Year / Date: 1961
TC Begins: 14:18:28
TC Ends: 14:29:13
NOTE: to order see: www.footagefarm.co.uk or contact us at: Info@Footagefarm.co.uk 1961 - Color, USA Presidential Inauguration: Kennedy & Johnson Oath, JFK Speech. 20Jan61 No picture, some sound till 14:18:45 w/ Speaker of the House Rayburn administering oath of office to Vice-Pres. Johnson as JFK & others watch; hand shaking & applause. 14:19:32 Chief Justice Warren swears in President-elect Kennedy. JFK shakes hands w/ President Nixon; w/ President Eisenhower, standing ovation. 14:20:52 “Vice-President Johnson, Mr. Speaker...We observe today not a victory of party but a celebration of freedom--symbolizing an end as well as a beginning--signifying renewal as well as change... 14:23:55 To those old allies whose cultural & spiritual origins we share, we pledge loyalty of faithful friends... 14:25:50 To our sister republics south of our border, we offer a special pledge--to convert our good words into good deeds--in a new alliance for progress--to assist free men and free governments in casting off the chains of poverty... 14:26:52 To that world assembly of sovereign states, the United Nations... 14:28:10 But neither can two great and powerful groups of nations take comfort from our present course--both sides overburdened by the cost of modern weapons, both rightly alarmed by the steady spread of the deadly atom, yet both racing to alter that uncertain balance of terror that stays the hand of mankind's final war... 14:28:52 Let us never negotiate out of fear. But let us never fear to negotiate. (applause) Let both sides explore what problems unite us instead of belaboring those (speech complete to here). Inaugural Address; Swearing In; Ceremony; Democracy; NOTE: Sold at per reel rate. NOTE: to order see: www.footagefarm.co.uk or contact us at: Info@Footagefarm.co.uk
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