October, 1962, U.S. Air Force U-2 reconnaissance aircraft, tail number 56-6707, of the Strategic Air Command (SAC) 4080th Strategic Reconnaissance Wing, lands at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas. View of Photographic evidence, brought back by the U-2, showing Soviet missiles being set up in Cuba. President John F. kennedy broadcasts to the nation about the crisis, announcing measures being taken by the USA to address the situation. A B-58 Hustler bomber landing. Airmen removing camera from nose of a reconnaissance aircraft. Air Force Sergeant, photo interpreter, reading wet film in a base laboratory. U.S. Naval officers and sailors in Command Center viewing large wall map of the world. U.S. Air Force SAC B-52 bombers taking off. View of United Nations Headquarters building in New York City. On October 25, 1962, U.S. Ambassador to the UN, Adlai Stevenson, confronts Soviet Ambassador Valerian Alexandrovich Zorin about missiles in Cuba.He looks at Zorin, and says,"Don't wait for the translation, yes, or no." Zorin smiles as the room fills with laughter. He then responds. View of a Soviet ship bound for Cuba being monitored by a U.S. aircraft overhead. Pilot in cockpit of the aircraft. View from U.S. aircraft flying low past a Soviet ship. Crew in cockpit of the aircraft. Soviet ships turning away. Helicopter flying over sandy beach area of Hyannis Port, Massachusetts. The helicopter parked and Undersecretary of State, Averell Harriman, steps from the helicopter and is later seen with President Kennedy, and Secretary of State, Dean Rusk, at the President's Weekend White House. Harriman reports on the successful negotiation of a limited nuclear test ban treaty. Glimpse of Moscow. U.S. Secretary of State, Dean Rusk, Soviet Foreign Minister,Andrei Gromyko, and British Foreign secretary, Alexander Douglas-Home, are seen signing the document for their respective nations, August 5, 1963.
John F. Kennedy wins election in the United States. View of the Out-of-Town Newspapers stand at the base of the New York Times building at One Times Square. Newspaper headlines read 'President Elect Kennedy', 'Kennedy New President' and 'Kennedy Wins Presidency'. The Daily News headlines reads 'Elected' with a photograph of John F. Kennedy. A man holding a 'New York Mirror' newspaper on which the headline reads 'Extra Kennedy!'. President-elect John F. Kennedy at the Kennedy compound in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts. Photographers take pictures. Kennedy picks up his daughter Caroline and poses with his wife Jacqueline Kennedy. President-elect Kennedy with his wife, his parents and brothers and sisters at a meeting in Hyannis Port. Kennedy, during his speech, says that the next four years are going to be difficult and challenging. He requests the citizens for a national effort in moving the country through the 1960s. Kennedy also promises that all the decrees he possesses will be utilized for the cause of the country. Crowd applauds. John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Kennedy smiling.
President John F Kennedy in the Oval office of the White House in Washington DC. President Kennedy meets with government officials. President Kennedy and wife Jacqueline Kennedy with their children Caroline and John F Kennedy Jr. on a balcony of the White House viewing the Pipes and Drums of the Black Watch Regiment of Scotland. Still images of President Kennedy's children playing in the White House. The President with his wife and daughter step down from a plane. President Kennedy sitting with his wife and daughter and other guests in a golf cart driven by President Kennedy. President Kennedy walks across high windswept grass on the grounds of the family's Hyannis Port home (Kennedy Compound) in Cape Cod, Massachusetts. He sits in a boat. Kennedy and Jacqueline, together with their small children enter a building. John Kennedy Jr. has a difficult time managing the steps as he is new to walking. John Kennedy Jr. playing with other children and wearing a basket over his head while walking. President Kennedy wades into the sea, surrounded by a crowd (still image).
Jacqueline Kennedy joins astronaut John Glenn at water skiing in Hyanni, Massachusetts. The President of the United States John F Kennedy and his family at a holiday. The President is accompanied by his father, brother and children. The First Lady of the United States, Jacqueline Kennedy swims with astronaut John Glenn before they team to perform an aqua show. The family watches as Mrs Kennedy and Glenn go for water skiing.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy is elected the 35th President of the United States November 8, 1960. John F Kennedy and his wife Jacqueline Kennedy during a ticker tape parade. The two ride in a convertible through the city streets and greet the gathered crowd. People cheer and greet the President-elect. Photographers click pictures of the event. John Kennedy votes during the presidential elections on November 8. JFK among his supporters. President-elect John Kennedy with the Vice President-elect, Lyndon B Johnson, in a gathering at the Kennedy compound in Hyannis Port on November 9.
Presidential election of November 8, 1960. Voting for the Presidential election underway in United States. President Eisenhower arrives at a firehouse in Cumberland Township, Pennsylvania via helicopter to cast his vote. His wife, Mamie Eisenhower, also casts her vote. Senator John F. Kennedy and wife Jacqueline cast their votes at the Boston Public Library. Republican candidate Richard Nixon and wife Pat Nixon cast their votes in California. Republican Vice Presidential candidate Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. votes. Senator Lyndon Johnson is also seen voting. Ballots are fed into a ballot box marked 'Town of Barnstable' Kenned Kennedy with his wife and daughter appear before the press at the Kennedy compound in Hyannis Port Massachusetts as he leads the race for the White House. News that Kennedy is pulling ahead in the race is seen on a scrolling text marquee aka 'The Zipper' mounted on New York Times building at One Times Square in New York. A reported watches wire reports printing from Associated Press machines. Richard Nixon at a public meeting accepts his defeat and assures his support for Kennedy. Votes being counted and Kennedy wins the election. A man views the front page of the New York Mirror newspaper with headline, 'EXTRA KENNEDY!' 'John F. Kennedy after winning the election. He addresses a public meeting. He accepts Nixon's greetings and talks about making a supreme effort to take America out of difficult times.