U.S. President John F. Kennedy at his office desk. Photographers and media men take photographs of president. President addresses on microphones on his table. President inaugurates Voice of America transmitter at Greenville, North Carolina.
Interior view of new Voice of America transmitter in Greenville, North Carolina. Officials inspect are briefed and observe control room. Views of controls and gauges. U.S. Information Agency Director, Edward R. Murrow, smoking a cigarette, is among the group. View of technician reading gauges and taking readings. Control room operator at his station.
Two men open a cabinet revealing electric coils and other elements of the newly constructed Voice of America transmitter in Greenville, North Carolina. A number of views of the internal mechanical and electrical machinery and apparatus that powers and cools the high power transmitter.
Officials of the U.S. Information Agency (USIA), and media representatives, tour the new high power Voice of America (VOA) transmitter in Greenville, North Carolina. They assemble outside the glass-enclosed control room as VOA Director, Henry Loomis, explains its workings. Mr.Loomis escorts USIA Director, Edward R. Murrow (smoking a cigarette). Views of magnetic tape recording machines running; extensive patch bays, with many connections; and many teletype machines.
Flag of United States at new transmitter building of Voice of America, in Greenville, North Carolina. Views of control building; antenna farms; towers; power substations; various arrays; and large open areas covered by these things.
A station wagon enters a gate and drives to front of Voice of America building. American flag stands out on pole, in stiff breeze. Several buses arrive. Edward R. Murrow, famous broadcaster, and now also Director of the U.S. Information Agency, steps from the first bus, smoking a cigarette, and leads a contingent of officials and media people into the building. All are seated in a hall. Murrow is seated next to the podium, where Voice of America Director, Henry Loomis, addresses the gathering. Several other officials also speak. The last speaker is Mr. Murrow, who also presents Mr. Loomis a distinguished service award. View of the award document.