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1963 - President Kennedy Visits West Germany. 25-26Jun63- Reel 1 of 8

Reel Number: 221101-01

Color: Colour

Sound: SIL

Year / Date: 1963,1960s

Country: Canada,Germany,USA,West Germany

Location: FLIEGERHORST KASERNE,Hanau,west berlin,Wiesbaden AB

TC Begins: 05:00:04

TC Ends: 05:07:51

Duration: 00:07:47

1963 - President Kennedy Visits West Germany. 25-26Jun63 Guards on red-carpeted steps at Kurhaus hotel in West Berlin ? - salute. Presidential motorcade past crowds with JFK & West German Economics Minister Ludwig Erhard - arriving at Kurhaus & greeted - Naval Aide, Capt Tazewell T. Shepard, Jr., among official party. Crowd breaks through police barrier - guards on horseback - policemen form line to hold back crowd - good shot tiny kids holding miniature German flag in between legs of policemen - policeman picks up crying little girl. Brief INT shot Kennedy among crowd inside Kurhaus. 05:01:45 US, French, West German & British Air Force troops lined up on parade field at Fliegerhorst Kaserne Post in Hanau; President's US Army VH-3A helicopter coming in for landing; President Kennedy, Gen Landon and Gen Paul L. Freeman, Jr., Comdr USAEUR, walking to platform. Shots of 21-gun salute; US Army Band in Europe playing; TV cameraman in cherry picker; spectators. High shots JFK w/ Gen Freeman and Gen Landon driving past camera - vars LSs motorcade past reviewing troops - JFK in Lincoln Continental. 05:04:50 EXT General Von Steuben Hotel in Wiesbaden. CU Black solder saluting. Reaction shot people looking out second floor picture window. President's helicopter setting down on hotel lawn after USAF VH-3A No. 3 - shows President, Ludwig Erhard, Dean Rusk & aide Brig Gen Clifton entering hotel. Tracking & stationary shots of crowd behind police and rope barriers waving small American & West German flags - intercut w/ establishing shots of Kurhaus exterior. State Visits - US Presidents; Cold War; Federal Republic of Germany; Military Aviation; 1960s.

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