President John Kennedy touring the streets of West Germany. Cameramen and policemen surround President Kennedy and other dignitaries. President Kennedy and other dignitaries reach Berlin Wall in cars. President Kennedy walks up to the viewing stand erected in front of the Berlin Wall. Red banners on Brandenburg Gate are in place, placed there by East Germany to block President's view of East Germans on the other side of the Berlin Wall.
View of huge crowd of 150,000 people gathered in the square while President Kennedy passes in car. President Kennedy at a podium to make a speech. Crowd of many thousands cheering in front of City Hall. President Kennedy at Dublin Airport and honor guard welcomes him on tarmac. Air Force One aircraft parked on runway behind. During the President's drive from airport, millions cheer for him as his motorcade winds through the city streets of Dublin. View of cheering Irish people gathered on streets of Dublin in front of shops and offices.
Crowded streets of West Berlin during U.S. President John F Kennedy's visit. Music played by the band as song lyrics contain name of President Kennedy (his Presidential campaign song). Presidential motorcade on the outskirts of West Berlin. Enthusiasm shown by West Berlin people is more than that shown by the people of Frankfurt,Cologne and Berne. Robert Kennedy and Vice President Johnson were prior visitors to West Berlin after the Wall was built in 1961. Views of large crowds along streets cheering for Kennedy. Boys and girls ride scooters and bicycles trying to keep pace with the entourage. A day before President's arrival, scene of East Berlin Police placing red flags on the Brandenburg Gate blocking views through it, and communists display a large board with east German propaganda messages before his arrival . Scenes of the Berlin Wall viewing both the Communist East German side and the West German side, as seen from the West German side. A woman walks her dog along the Berlin Wall. Two women stop to reflect at a memorial for a victim killed by East German police while trying to cross over "no man's land" between the two sides. Views of the Berlin Wall and barbed wire in no man's land. Presidential motorcade turns to onto 17th June Street. President Kennedy takes a look at East Berlin side. President Kennedy stands before the Wall accompanied by Chancellor of Germany Konrad Adenauer. Motorcade leaves Brandenburg Gate and crosses 17th June Street. President's car is preceded by a truck with American and German photographers. The entourage stops at the Allied Checkpoint Charlie.
Three hundred thousand people gathered at City Hall of West Berlin during U.S. President Kennedy's visit. Chancellor Konrad Adenauer invites President Kennedy to address the gathering. President proudly calls himself a Berliner with the words "Ich Bin Ein Berliner". He criticizes communism and its followers. Mayor of West Berlin Willy Brandt invites the President to write his name in the Golden Book of Berlin and President Kennedy does so . A large bell rings and people repeat the golden words of President Kennedy. 26 June 1963.
President Kennedy's first day started with aerobatic demonstration by planes. Airplanes are ready to take President to the visits most important stop, West Berlin. President's plane takes off from Wiesbaden Air Base. At Military Airport, West Berlin U.S. President Kennedy arrives. The welcome ceremony begins by Allied Troops as the President steps down. He came here to discuss the political problem of divided Berlin.President Kennedy addresses gathering. 26 June 1963.
Scenes of crowd and President Kennedy on the stage during his West Berlin visit. The cannon salute to President John F Kennedy and scene of man wearing space suit. President review photos of his current visit. President Kennedy , Konrad Adenauer and west berlin Mayor Willy Brandt in front of microphone. President boards flight and the plane takes off. Aerial view of West Berlin and voice of John F Kennedy repeats. 26 June 1963.
A film titled 'The Big Picture'. Ruined buildings of Nazi Germany. Eagle of Third Reich pulled down. United States Army of occupation marches into city as German population line sidewalks and watch them. Sign on a shop reads 'Gaststatte Schosser'. American soldiers give candy to German children. Nazi leaders,Hermann Göring, Rudolf Hess, Joachim von Ribbentrop, and Wilhelm Keitel, in the Nuremberg war crimes trials. German people struggling to rebuild. Americans providing food assistance and feeding German children. Russian troops occupying East Berlin. Russians removing a lathe and other machinery and tools from Germany. A map of Germany and Berlin seen with divided regions as American, British, French and Soviet zones. Children play amidst the desolation and destruction in East Berlin. Kammergericht, Headquarters of the Allied Control Council. American General Joseph T. McNarney. French General Marie Pierre Kœnig (Marie-Pierre Koenig). Soviet General Georgy Konstantinovich Zhukov. British Field Marshal Bernard Law Montgomery. Spandau prison guarded by troops of occupying powers. Soviet blockade of West Berlin. Germans plant vegetables in city to survive. The Berlin Airlift operations. U.S. Air Force C-54 in flight bringing supplies to West Berlin. C-97 landing. Unloading relief supplies from airlift aircraft. American C-47s and C-54s in the Berlin Airlift. Soap and milk being loaded on airplanes. German children watch American airlift planes land at Tempelhof Aerodrome, Berlin. Tiny parachute with candy drops from American airplane. Children run to retrieve it. blockade is lifted in 1949 and rebuilding of West Berlin resumes. Trains cross between East and West Berlin. German people cast votes,establishing Federated German Republic, U.S. General Alfred B. Gruenther with Konrad Adenauer,President of the new German Republic. in the West.Workers seen working on construction sites. Soviet oppressed East Germany faces riots. Refugees from East Germany in West Germany.