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U.S. Vice President Nixon talks about the foreign policy of America prior to presidential elections in the United States.

The fourth presidential election debate between Democratic nominee Senator John F. Kennedy and Republican nominee U.S. Vice President Richard Nixon on 21st October 1960 in in New York, United States. News correspondent Quincy Howe speaks prior to the fourth Kennedy-Nixon presidential debate. Mr. Howe reads out the rules and conditions under which the candidates will proceed. He says that Senator Kennedy will make the second opening statement and the first closing statement. Vice President Nixon speaks about the present issue in the United States which is keeping peace without surrender. The peace which is threatened by international communist movements. Nixon says that the United States has to learn from mistakes made in past. He relates to this by mentioning the period of the Iron Curtain in Europe and during the Korean War. Nixon says that situation in President Dwight Eisenhower's administration is reversed. He says that the United States made errors in the past in misjudging the Communists, applying same rules of conduct that are applied to the leaders of the free world. Nixon mentions East-West Paris summit conference of 1960 and Eisenhower's policy regarding Formosa Straits. Nixon speaks that that United States should increase its military strength to high level regardless of what potential opponents have and if any surprise attack is launched, the United States can destroy their war-making capacity. Nixon further says that American policies of military strength, economic strength, and diplomatic firmness will keep the peace without surrender.

Date: 1960
Duration: 9 min 54 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
History of Berlin before and after World War II showing zones of occupation and poor living conditions post-war.

Nazi soldiers at attention with guns drawn in Berlin during World War 2. U.S. soldiers on watch from damaged Berlin building. Man watching Berlin wall with binoculars while sitting in car. Pan American passenger airplane in flight after the war. Pan American passenger reading Time and other magazines. Aerial view of Berlin early 1960s. Pan American plane landing at Tempelhof Airport. Pan American passengers descending to tarmac under sign that reads, "Today Pan American has completed 93153 Transatlantic Crossings" Brandenburg Gate early 1960s. Drive through Brandenburg Gate in the 1920s. Drive through Berlin in the 1920s. Tourist bus flying American flag departs in Berlin 1920s. Berlin University 1920s. Early Nazis driving in Berlin streets. Hitler saluting parade. Hitler addressing Germans. Berlin in ruins Spring 1945 as tanks pass in front of Brandenburg Gate. Old starving woman walks on streets of Berlin amist ruins in 1945. Ruins of Berlin include Reichstag Building during 1945 battle. Women and children emerging from underground Berlin bunker in 1945, to a scene of devastation and rubble in the city. Ground view of the ruined Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church (Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gedächtniskirche or Gedächtniskirche). Interior of ruined Reichstag Building. Potsdam Conference 1945, Map of WWII Europe. Berlin map, including official Berlin map with signatures showing Zones of Occupation. Germany allied control authority gathering including American, British, and Soviet representatives. French, American, Soviet flags in Germany. Rebuilding of Berlin mostly by women clearing rubble, using shovels, wheelbarrows and cleaning old bricks for reuse. Over crowded train in Germany post-WWII filled with civilian refugees abandoning the cities and heading to the countryside of Germany to resettle.

Date: 1945
Duration: 7 min 15 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Vice President Richard Nixon in important offices, tours various nations and debates with Khrushchev prior to 1960 elections.

Senator Richard Nixon as the Vice President with President Eisenhower. Nixon shakes hands with Lyndon Johnson. Nixon holds office of President during President's absence. Nixon during visit to various nations of Latin America, Europe and Asia. Nixon during the famous 'No holes barred' debate with Soviet General Secretary Nikita Khrushchev. Khrushchev shakes hand with Nixon. Large crowds of supporters cheer for Nixon during the President Election campaign in 1960. Nixon after the defeat in the elections tries to recover from the trauma. From a promotional film released during the 1972 presidential election.

Date: 1960
Duration: 2 min 25 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Richard Nixon as U.S. Vice President tours various nations, debates with Nikita Khrushchev and campaigns in 1960 elections.

U.S. President Richard M Nixon after being elected as the President of the United States. Richard Nixon working as Vice President with President Eisenhower. Nixon shakes hands with Lyndon Johnson. Nixon holds office of the President during President Eisenhower's absence. Nixon during his visits to various nations of Latin America, Europe and Asia. Nixon during the famous "No holds barred" debate with Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev. Khrushchev shakes hand with Nixon. President Eisenhower receives Nixon as he returns from the Soviet Union. Large crowds of supporters cheer for Nixon during his Presidential election campaign in 1960. Nixon after the defeat in the elections tries to recover from the trauma. From a pro-Nixon "documentary" called "Portrait of a President" about President Richard Nixon. Released during his 1972 reelection campaign.

Date: 1972
Duration: 2 min 25 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Prime Minister Winston Churchill dies in United Kingdom, January 24, 1965. Also scenes from his life during the 1940s-1960s.

The world mourns Winston Churchill, former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. Scenes from the life of Winston Churchill. Churchill and his wife greet the Queen of England. People follow Churchill on a street of London during the 1940 Battle of Britain in World War 2, as he tours blitz damaged areas. Churchill crosses the Atlantic and is seen meeting U.S. President Roosevelt in 1941 to create the Atlantic Charter. A navy officer stands nearby. Churchill at the rails of a ship looks out into the sea. Churchill in a barge with other sailors. Winston Churchill on Victory in Europe Day, or "VE-Day" waving to crowds in London, together with King George VI and the royal family. Churchill in conference with U.S. General Eisenhower. Churchill on a stage. Churchill in a motorcade passes through Broadway on the streets of New York City during a parade. Churchill addresses the American Congress. Churchill walks with General Eisenhower on the lawn of the White House. Photographers click pictures. Exterior of 10 Downing Street as people cheer Churchill when he exits the house and appears for the gathered crowd, smoking a cigar and waving.

Date: 1965, January
Duration: 2 min 40 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Men and women in pairs as they enjoy the twist dance in Europe.

American dance known as The Twist has reached Europe. An older man and a woman doing twist dance and teaching it to younger people around them who watch them dancing and then try the twist. Three men doing the twist. Men and women dancing the twist to rock and roll music. The men and women doing the twist dance in pairs in dance clubs all over Europe. Vintage early 1960s fashions seen among the dancers. They enjoy the dance. A woman typist seen seated at her desk doing the twist in her rotating chair. A French postal mail delivery man delivers the mail while doing the twist. A policeman controls traffic on a busy street while doing the twist.

Date: 1961, November 2
Duration: 1 min 22 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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