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Snow covered mountain peaks in U.S. Northwest as seen from airplane in flight

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

Date: 1971, September 25
Duration: 24 sec
Sound: No
Color: Color
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
President Nixon makes remarks before signing the National Cancer Act of 1971 at the White House in Washington DC, U.S.

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.

Date: 1971, December 23
Duration: 4 min 20 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: English
 
 
President Nixon signs the National Cancer Act of 1971 at the White House in Washington DC, United States.

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.

Date: 1971, December 23
Duration: 5 min 8 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: English
 
 
President Nixon shakes hands with Senators after signing the National Cancer Act of 1971 in the East Room of the White House.

Signing of the National Cancer Act of 1971 in the East Room of the White House in Washington DC, United States. Members of the House, Senators and others sit while U.S. President Richard Nixon signs the bill. President Nixon says a few words as he signs the bill. The President shakes hands with the Chairman of National Cancer Society. President Nixon shakes hands with members of the House and the Senators.

Date: 1971, December 23
Duration: 3 min 2 sec
Sound: No
Color: Color
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Football match draws between Oregon Ducks and Oregon State Beavers as both the teams score 14-14 in Oregon, United States.

American football match between Oregon Ducks and Oregon State Beavers in Oregon, United States. The players on the ground in starting position. The match starts. The players playing. The spectators seated in a stand cheer for their teams. The players playing. The spectators in the stand watch the players play on the ground. The match draws as both the teams score 14-14.

Date: 1956, October 26
Duration: 1 min 10 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
President Richard Nixon delivers "Nixon Shock" speech dealing with the economic crisis in the United States.

President Richard Nixon gives a speech on the economy from the White House in the United States. Nixon addresses the nation on the need to create more jobs, stop the rise in the cost of living, control price inflation, relieve economic stagnation, and control speculation. He announces the Job Development Act of 1971. He talks of eliminating excise taxes on automobiles and speeding up availability of some exemptions in personal income taxes. He charges Congress to introduce incentives for research and development. He orders federal spending cuts including a postponement of pay raises, a 5 percent cut in government personnel, and a 10 percent cut in foreign economic aid. He notes need to open ways for the young people entering job markets. Nixon orders a freeze on all prices and all wages in the United States for 90 days, and he calls on corporations to extend the freeze to dividends. He announces a Cost of Living committee within the government. He calls for voluntary cooperation of all Americans to control price increases after the 90 day period ends. He talks of the need to protect the strength of the American dollar and prevent international money speculation. He announces that the dollar will be defended. He announces the suspension of the convertibility of the dollar to gold, except in certain circumstances. (Later this speech was called the Nixon Shock and also the speech closing the gold window.) He says he wants to "lay to rest the bugaboo of what is called devaluation." He states the goal is stability in the dollar. Regarding trade balances, he announces a temporary 10 percent tax increase on goods imported into the United States, valid until unfair exchange rates are eliminated. He reflects on success of post World War 2 relief measures offered by the U.S. to foreign countries, increased competition with those nations, and need for less U.S. relief to them. He asks the public of America to work together to crush unemployment and economic problems.

Date: 1971, August 15
Duration: 19 min 11 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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