A large welcoming crowd gathered at Glacier Park International airport in Kalispell, Montana, United States. They welcome U.S. President Richard Nixon and First Lady Patricia Nixon during their visit. A number of police officers and security detail are seen at the airport. The President confers with other elected officials present, including Mike Mansfield, the Majority Leader of the Senate, Montana Governor Forrest Anderson, Congressman Dick Shoup, and Congressman John Melcher. A large sign with the label "Kalispell Neon" says "Welcome to the Big Sky Country President Nixon." The President and members of his party proceed toward a waiting military helicopter and board while the crowd looks on.
A large welcoming crowd gathered at Glacier Park International Airport in Kalispell, Montana, United States. U.S. President Richard Nixon and First Lady Patricia Nixon disembark from a plane and wave the crowd. Press photographers with cameras and equipment cover the event. Supporters raise banners and placards for Nixon. Large sign, "Welcome to Flathead Valley President and Mrs. Nixon" on the terminal. A high school marching band in red uniforms plays. President Nixon addresses the crowd and is flanked by Mike Mansfield, the Majority Leader of the Senate, Montana Governor Forrest Anderson, Congressman Dick Shoup, Congressman John Melcher. Former Montana Governor Hugo Aronson is also present. Views of the excited crowd as the elected officials make their way through the crowd shaking hands.
Aerial views of the Northwest United States. Taken from plane of staff or reporters accompanying President Nixon during his trip to Montana, Portland Oregon, and Washington State at the end of September 1971. Snow covered mountain peaks as seen from an airplane in flight. Structure at waters edge visible near end of clip
Young demonstrators from the group "Young Americans for Freedom" (YAF) display protest sign to U.S. President Richard Nixon during his visit to Montana, Portland Oregon, Washington state, and Alaska. Address "623 SW Oak St" visible on a building as two men get into a car in front of it. A large group of young conservative demonstrators protest peacefully. Some stand atop school buses. Oregon mountains visible in the background. The crowd is carrying posters, banners and placards. The banners protest Nixon's planned visit to China, e.g., "Don't Shake the Bloody Hand of Mao" and "Y.A.F. says Stay Home." Also "Reconsider Richard Nixon for 1972." Another is "McGovern for President." Still another is "Sign the draft law and prove you're a liar." Also some banners speaking about the economy say "I am a Keynesian now." Many others protest the planned trip and diplomatic efforts with China.
Signing of the National Cancer Act of 1971 in the East Room of the White House in Washington DC, United States. U.S. President Richard Nixon walks up to a microphone in the East Room. The President makes remarks. He speaks about the threat of cancer in the United States which killed many people during World War II and after that. He further speaks about the national commitment to the attempt of finding a cure through the National Cancer Act. President Nixon states that the Congress is totally committed to provide funds to ultimately eradicate cancer which is a major cause of death. He speaks that national commitment is different from government commitment because the national commitment involves all voluntary activities. A crowd applauds as President Nixon walks over to a table to sign the National Cancer Act.
Signing of the National Cancer Act of 1971 in the East Room of the White House in Washington DC, United States. President Nixon speaks to audience before signing the National Cancer Act. President Nixon hands out the pen with which he signed the bill. The Chairman of the National Cancer Society gives his remarks on the occasion and shakes hands with President Nixon. President Nixon asks the members of the House, Senators and others to stand for a group photograph. President Nixon say a few words as people line up for a picture. The President sits down to re-enact the signing of the bill. Attendees in the front row behind President Nixon. The crowd applauds as President Nixon leaves the East Room.