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Richard Nixon, Portrait Of A President Pt. 1 of 3

Reel Number: 221357-26

Color: Colour

Sound: SD

Year / Date: 1970s

Country: USA,USSR

Location: Chicago,DC,Illinois,Moscow,Washington

TC Begins: 23:00:44

TC Ends: 23:11:11

Duration: 00:10:27

Richard Nixon, Portrait Of A President Pt. 1 of 3 Nixon, wife & H.R. Bob Haldeman watching television of 1968 Republican Convention giving him nomination to run for President. Wisconsin delegate casting votes to put him over. David Eisenhower & other family members in hotel room applauding. 23:01:06 Nixon being sworn in, title over. Aerial over Washington & zoom in to White House. Interior shots w/ portraits of various presidents. Empty Oval Office & objects, furniture, CU The President’s Daily News Briefing, Eyes Only For The President. Nixon walking past hedge, along colonnade & into office seen thru window. Inside on telephone calling George Shultz, Secretary of Treasury. Talks about English monetary issue. MCU reading report at desk. 23:04:12 John Ehrlichman, Assistant to the President for Domestic Affairs, enters & talks about revenue sharing. Nixon dismissive of local officials who he says grab off Federal grant money. 23:05:03 Leonard Garment, Secial Consultant to the President, sitting outside White House talking about Nixon as a completely professional President. Others also including Dr. Jerome H. Jaffee, Special Consultant to the President for Narcotics & Dangerous Drugs, William Safire & Patrick J. Buchanan, Special Assistants to the President; Mrs. Barbara H. Franklin, Staff Assistant; Rose Mary Woods, Personal Secretary to the President; Miss Sally Inge, Receptionist, Mr. Dwight L. Chapin, Deputy Assistant to the President; Mr. Donald Rumsfeld, Counsellor to the President; Robert H. Finch, Counselor to the President. 23:07:16 Nixon meeting w/ ??, w/ Ehrlichman & V.P. Spiro Agnew; ??; Henry Kissinger, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; at cabinet meeting discussing curtailing Turkish opium crop to stem flow of heroin. MCU looking devious. Statement: “...if that will do that job, pay 50 million dollars.” Footage of large opium poppy field, w/ Nixon voice over making announcement, continues at lectern. 23:08:50 Stills of Nixon as President including on Air Force One. Finch talking. Footage of Nixon as Vice President w/ Ike, Khrushchev. Continued... Self-Promotion; Electoral Politics; Politicians; Narcotics; Drugs; Management Style; Bureaucracy; NOTE: Please credit: The Nixon Project, National Archives And Records Administration

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