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1952 - Churchill Speech to Congress

Reel Number: 280102-14

Color: Black and White

Sound: SD

Year / Date: 1952

Country: England,United Kingdom,USA

Location: DC,Washington

TC Begins: 03:38:31

TC Ends: 03:40:12

Duration: 00:01:41

NOTE: FOR ORDERING See: www.footagefarm.co.uk or contact us at: Info@Footagefarm.co.uk Title: Winston Churchill, Britain’s Prime Minister, comes to the United States... 03:38:39 Ocean liner Queen Mary w/ tugs thru mist; CU 3-stack passenger ship. MCU w/ Coast Guard cutter alongside & Churchill boarding. 03:38:51 Sedan w/ US & British flags past newsreel movie cameramen to Floyd Bennet Field hanger in mist, MCU smiling Churchill. Boarding Presidential airplane, The Independence. 03:39:03 Swish pan. The Independence w/ Capitol dome behind. Military honor guard; President Truman meeting Churchill coming down steps w/ Anthony Eden behind. Shaking hands. 03:39:21 Sailors lining rail of Presidential Yacht Williamsburg; Churchill & Truman look at painting on board, Churchill smoking large cigar. 03:39:31 Churchill entering to speak to joint session of Congress. Speaks, SOF: “The sooner strong enough forces can be assembled in Europe under United Command, the more effective will be the deterrents against a Third World War. If I may say this, members of the Congress, be careful above all things therefore, not to let go of the atomic weapon until you are sure, and more than sure, that other means of preserving peace are in your hands. (applause). 1952; 17Jan52 ; Post-WWII; Post-WW2; Congressional Speeches; Defense; Cold War; Special Relationship; Diplomacy; NOTE: One continuous minute 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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