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Reel Number: 250113-07
Color: Black and White
Year / Date: 1963
Country: England,United Kingdom,USA,USSR
TC Begins: 08:34:05
TC Ends: 08:36:10
NOTE: FOR ORDERING See: www.footagefarm.co.uk or contact us at: Info@Footagefarm.co.uk 1963 - Atomic Controls: End A-Tests, U.S. Ban Until Big 3 Talks 08:34:09 Ext. LS across American University’s graduating students in caps & gowns; President Kennedy in gown walking w/ ??, mounts platform. SOF: First, Chairman Khrushchev, Prime Minister Macmillan & I have agreed that high-level discussion will shortly begin in Moscow looking towards early agreement on a comprehensive test ban treaty. Our hope must be tempered (applause), our hopes must be tempered w/ the caution of history; but w/ our hopes go the hopes of all mankind. Second, to make clear our good faith & solemn convictions on this matter, I now declare that the United States does not propose to conduct nuclear tests in the atmosphere o long as other states do not do so.” (jump to later excerpt) 08:35:16 This generation of Americans has already had enough - more than enough - of war & hate & oppression. (applause). 08:35:33 We shall be prepared if others wish it. We shall be alert to try to stop it. But we shall also do our part to build a world of peace where the weak are safe & the strong are just. We are not helpless before that task or hopeless of its success. Confident & unafraid, we must labor on - not towards a strategy of annihilation but towards a strategy of peace. (applause). Limited Test Ban Treaty Negotiations announcement; 10Jun53; Presidential Speeches; JFK; Cold War; NOTE: Banned all atmospheric, underwater, outer space testing; allowed underground testing. Was ratified by Senate 24Sep64; signed by JFK 07Oct63. NOTE: Sold at per reel rate. NOTE: FOR ORDERING See: www.footagefarm.co.uk or contact us at: Info@Footagefarm.co.uk
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