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Timeline summary of the events and achievements of President Eisenhower's administration.

Factory whistle blows and men entering a factory. Car chassis factory assembly line. Locomotive engineer blows train whistle and locomotive with cultivators on a flat bed car. Cultivators harvesting grain. Woman carries groceries from shop to a 1950's sedan car parked on street. View of 1950's automobile highway traffic and aerial view of highway. Eisenhower inauguration. In his speech, Eisenhower emphasizes that, "we stand ready to engage with any and all others in joint efforts to remove the causes of mutual fear and distrust among nations..." Newspaper headline 'Korean Truce Signed'. American troops disembark ship and greet family. Secretary of State Dulles with Churchill. Eisenhower and Churchill at Geneva conference, along with Kruschev. Eisenhower speaks before United Nations about efforts to form an "atom pool." He notes United States "determination to help solve the fearful atomic dilemma...." Newspaper headlines 'Eisenhower Signs Sea Way Bill'. Construction of Saint Lawrence Seaway. 'Budget' and 'tax cuts' news in newspapers, including headline, "White House ends all wage controls...." Farmer plows field with tractor. Construction of new buildings and highway system through Eisenhower programs. Views of the newly established Department of Health, Education, and Welfare. Workers filing cards in giant room of file drawers and cabinets. Nurse draws vaccine into syringe. Children are vaccinated. President Eisenhower meets leaders from different countries at White House, including England's Queen Mother and King Paul, Queen Frederica of Greece, and Prime Minister St-Laurent of Canada. Eisenhower at press conference discussing disarmament notes importance of the "elimination of opportunity of surprise attack." View of fff shore towers and listening platforms and missiles to protect America from attacks. Nautilus submarine launched. Plane taking off from aircraft carrier USS Forrestal (CV-59). Formation of Northrop F-89 Scorpions in flight.

Date: 1956, October 5
Duration: 6 min 37 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Areas of responsibility under NATO Supreme Allied Commander Atlantic. Views from 1950s and 1960s.

Closeup of a freighter steaming past the Statue of Liberty in New York harbor. Sailors riding on a commercial bus near the entrance to the U.S. Naval Base, Norfolk, Virginia. Traffic at the road intersection.Sign identifying the base. Views of ships docked at the base. Flags flying outside the Headquarters of NATO's Supreme Allied Commander Atlantic (SACLANT). View of the great map room inside the headquarters. Officers from various NATO countries seated for a briefing conducted by A U.S. Navy Captain circa 1954. The most senior officers, including the first SACLANT, Admiral Lynde D. McCormick, step close to the map, where he speaks to the briefing officer. Closeup of the briefing officer moving images of aircraft over the map in the vicinity of the Portuguese Azore Islands. Closeup of straits of Gibraltar and then of Brest and Cherbourg on the coast of France; the Western approaches to the British Isles; the Norwegian coast; Iceland; Northern Labrador; the whole seaboard of Canada and the United States. View of waters of the Atlantic Ocean. Glimpse back to Admiral McCormick at the briefing map and then to a partially submerged submarine moving in water of the Atlantic. Narrator mentions subs of the 1960s. U.S. nuclear powered ballistic missile submarine launches a polaris missile. Final view of briefing map.erge.

Date: 1962
Duration: 2 min 28 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
New U.S. Ambassador to Canada Stanley Woodward arrives to take up his duties at the American Embassy in Canada.

New U.S. Ambassador to Canada Stanley Woodward arrives at the American Embassy in Canada. Stanley Woodward and his wife arrive by a train and are greeted by a Canadian official. Exteriors of the American Embassy. Interiors of the Embassy shows Stanley shaking hands with staff members. A clock tower. Stanley arrives and shakes hands with Canadian Prime Minister Louis St. Laurent.

Date: 1950, June 26
Duration: 51 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Canadian naval cadets learn warfare by watching precision built destroyers and submarines in tangle, Canada.

Canadian naval cadets learn warfare by radio operated destroyers and submarine in Canada. Canadian naval cadets control radio device aboard ship. Radio controlled ship sinks. Radio operated submarine underway. Naval cadets watch precision built destroyers and submarines in tangle.

Date: 1950, June 12
Duration: 50 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Officers present national flag to RCAF and RCAF personnel march with flags in Canada.

Royal Canadian Air Force receives King's colors in Canada. Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) standing in attention during a ceremony. Officers present national flag to RCAF personnel and salute. RCAF personnel march with national flag and other flags.

Date: 1950
Duration: 1 min 2 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Cyclon Anaya and Don Eagle wrestle and Don Eagle wins professional wrestling match in Cleveland, Ohio.

A professional wrestling match between Cyclon Anaya and Don Eagle from Quebec Canada in Cleveland, Ohio. Cyclon Anaya, a wrestler from Mexico and Don Eagle, a North American Indian brave, enter the wrestling ring. They fight and wrestle in the ring. Don Eagle throws Anaya out of the ring. Spectators watch the wrestling match. A referee enforces the rules of the ring during the boxing match. Don Eagle wins the match.

Date: 1950, May 4
Duration: 1 min 28 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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