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Reel Number: H1884-03
Color: Black and White
Year / Date: 1961
Location: Fort Bragg,North Carolina
TC Begins: 03:20:26
TC Ends: 03:31:23
1961 - Kennedy, Pres. at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, 12Oct61 3 of ? Slate: 12Oct61. President John F. Kennedy walks to car w/ others; drives off. 03:20:51 Crew standing at base of US Army vertical missile on launch stand, tilt up. 03:21:01 President entering grandstand, stops to talk to soldier, escorted to chair. 03:21:31 Slate. CU soldiers; men looking thru binoculars. ELS explosion. LS APC firing a flamethrower. 03:22:14 MS troops watching from around sides of grandstand. MSs, CUs JFK talking to paratroopers w/ blackened faces, shaking hands w/ some of the men. Paratroopers praying, JFK stands w/ bowed head. JFK walking, MCUs of spectators. Spectators in stand. Presidential stand. 03:24:48 Slate. Artillery being fired next to pond. Spectators stand up & watch sky; view of four flares or ?? 03:25:11 Two paratroopers land in water. LS, explosions from far shore. Spectators looking up. LS sky filled w/ parachutes. MS paratroops walking to camera. Official party in stand with Gen. George H. Decker talking to the President. Watching. MS paratroops walking to camera. President talking to paratroopers of the 101st Abn. Div. 03:27:00 Slate. CUs Military Police / MPs. LS jeeps passing behind; MS MPs. 03:28:07 JFK leaves stand, shakes hands w/ soldier, gets into car, drives off. 03:28:37 Slate. JFK on reviewing stand w/ members of Cabinet & military VIPs. 03:29:11 Slate. LS man w/ rocket belt flies from LARC-15 in water to beach in front of viewing stand. Applause. 03:29:36 LS Rangers rappellng down tower w/ casualty on litter. Applause. 03:29:56 MS JFK talks w/ Special Forces soldier. 03;30:16 Slate. President's car drives past reviewing troops. 03:30:34 Foreign officers in stand. 03:30:44 MLS Unid. speaker (MOS). MLS, JFK speaking. President standing at rail of reviewing stand w/ others. Cold War; Military Strength; 1961; Kennedy Last Days; Vietnam War Era;
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