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Go To Germany: A Nation Welcomes President John F. Kennedy R2 Pt.2

Reel Number: 221099-06

Color: Colour

Sound: SD

Year / Date: 1963

Country: West Germany

Location: west berlin

TC Begins: 02:49:57

TC Ends: 02:58:38

Duration: 00:08:41

Go To Germany: A Nation Welcomes President John F. Kennedy R2 Pt.2 26Jun63 Kennedy onto podium for historic speech - cheering crowd - “...today in the world of freedom, the proudest boast is ‘ Ich bin ein Berliner ’...there are some who say that Communism is the way of the future...Let them come to Berlin...Freedom is indivisible and when one man is enslaved, all are not free...All free men wherever they may live are citizens of Berlin, therefore as a free man, I take pride in the words ‘Ich bin ein Berliner’”. 02:53:19 Willy Brandt replaces Kennedy at microphones - speech in German trans. by narrator - Kennedy writes name in ‘Golden Book’ of Berlin - CU church bell tolls - all stand silently then crowds cheer. 02:55:26 Kennedy out of car at Tegel airport. Gun salute. Kennedy & Adenauer at microphones w/ translator. JFK bids farewell to VIPs & motorcycle Polizei escort - waves from steps of Air Force One - Brandt & Adenauer wave back. Jet takes off. Good aerials 1960s Berlin inc. area around Brandenburg Gate w/ scars of WWII destruction - damaged Kaiser Wilhelm Church & new construction - Victory Column - VO Kennedy speech. Cold War. Anti-Communism. Diplomacy. State Visits - US Presidents. Federal Republic of Germany. 1960s.

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