Events following the assassination of President Kennedy. Close view of Brigadier General Clair L. Wood, Commander of 1001st AB Wing Headquarters Command, standing on the ramp of Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland, with numerous airplanes behind him. He and a Lieutenant Colonel make statements (not heard). U.S. Army VH-3A helicopter taxiing to stop. Mrs. Eunice Shriver and Edward Kennedy alighting from VH-3A. They board a VC-140B jet transport, after which ramp is rolled away and the aircraft door closes. View of chocks pulled from VC-140B and aircraft taxiing. View of photographer with camera.
VIPs and foreign dignitaries arriving by plane at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland. United States Air Force plane in background.
Views of lighted sign of ANDREWS AFB OPERATIONS, crowd, cameramen, newsmen and NBC TV personnel in action. Honor Guard in front of the terminal. Cameramen on top of mobile stairs. Newsmen working with microphones. Distant view of Andrews AFB Operations building.
Views of U.S. Air Force jets lined up on field at Andrews Air Force Base and moving fuel trucks.
The President's plane Air Force One arrives at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland. Honor Guard stands at attention as John Kennedy's casket is carried out of plane and placed on a high-lift ramp. The lift is lowered and Honor Guard carries the casket to waiting ambulance. Mrs. Kennedy and Attorney General Robert Kennedy get off the lift and enter the ambulance to accompany the President's body to the White House. Ambulance is driven away.
International Civil Air Patrol Cadets Exchange (CAP) Program in Maryland,United States. General Smith and party dine at the Andrews Air Force Base (AFB) Officers Club. General Beau in the line at buffet table. Cadets with three girls in food line. Other personnel in food line. General Smith and wife seated at table. General Beau eats food. Cadets seated with their girl friends. Foreign cadets eat and talk with girls. Orchestra play at the Andrews Air Force Base Officers Club.