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Reel Number: 221623-30
Color: Black and White
Sound: SIL and SD
Year / Date: 1940
Location: New York City,newark,NJ,NYC
TC Begins: 08:30:11
TC Ends: 08:32:00
Politics In The News - Newark, N.J.; NYC Battery Tunnel Groundbreaking; Joseph Kennedy (Oct40) 08:30:19 Crowd outside ?? under marquee. President Roosevelt in car shake hands w/ man; crowding surrounding. 08:30:26 POV alongside speeding motorcade past apartment houses w/ motorcycle escort; thru residential neighborhood. 08:30:32 FDR w/ ?? & Mayor LaGuardia talking in back of car. High angle large crowd seated; view from behind FDR speaking from elevated platform w/ bunting above: Pulls rope; large scoop shovel taking first dirt at opening of Brooklyn Battery Tunnel (sign behind). 08:30:53 Title: New York, N.Y. High angle of large crowds at World’s Fair. 08:31:01 MS of Wendell Willkie waving from lectern; intercut w/ views of crowd. 08:31:25 Title: New York, N.Y. 08:31:27 Pan American clipper moving towards dock. Men off. Ambassador Joseph Kennedy w/ others; greeted by Will Hayes. 08:31:41 Kennedy w/ women in fur coats at microphones: “...wait a minute I’m looking for another member of the family...I have nothing to say until after I’ve seen the President.” 1940s; 1940; Presidential Campaigning; Democrats; Republicans; Pre-WWII; Pre-WW2; European Diplomacy; NOTE: sound not useful except for Joseph Kennedy.
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