A journalist questions U.S. President Richard Nixon about his income tax returns during a press conference in Orlando, Florida. The journalist mentions the amount of income tax paid by the President in years 1970 and 1971. He asks the President about the accuracy of these figures as well as his opinion on disclosing of personal finance by an elected official. The President responds that he has disclosed his personal finance. He briefly discusses his income tax returns for the past recent years. He states that the former President Lyndon Baines Johnson had told him that under the 1969 law, the Presidential or the Vice Presidential papers given to the Governor could be taken as a deduction from the tax. The President states that he has submitted his Vice Presidential paper for this purpose. He talks about his papers and notes. He states that he did what he was told.
USAF Strategic Air Command units arrive at McCoy Air Force Base in Orlando, Florida. SAC units return home and arrive at McCoy Air Force Base (SAC base). The signal officer directs the aircraft for parking. The SAC personnel disembark the aircraft. The personnel greeted by their wives and children. Dignitaries arrive at the air base and receive an official welcome.
Television correspondent David Schoumacher talks about beginning of phase II of U.S. President Richard Nixon's administration in Orlando, Florida. He briefly talks about the phase I which took place at Washington. He states that the phase II begins at Disney World in Orlando, Florida. He reports on a convention conducted by managing editors of news papers. This news conference is for editors. The White House Press Core is also there. The President of the Associated Press Managing Editors John Quinn addresses audience of the news conference. Cameramen with their recording cameras. John welcomes President Nixon to their 48th annual convention. President Nixon arrives on stage. The audience stand and clap for him. President Nixon gives John the opportunity to ask him the first question. John asks the President about keeping and maintaining 'The Republic' in the growing matter of the Watergate issue. The President elaborates on the issue. He takes the responsibility for the mistakes that were made. He assures the people that he will work for the cause of peace and to restore the confidence of the people in their President.
Clip opens with footage of astronaut Neil Armstrong setting foot on the moon for the first time, on July 20, 1969 during the NASA Apollo 11 mission. Audio includes Armstrong in discussion with Mission Control about the Eagle lunar module landing, the perceived consistency of the lunar surface, and Armstrong's famous "One small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind" statement. View of the Apollo 11 Saturn V rocket from Launch Complex 39 at the John F Kennedy Space Center on Merritt Island in Cape Canaveral Florida, United States. Various camera angles showing the Saturn V rocket in and outside of a hangar, and the Saturn V in its launch pad. Audio during rocket scenes includes President Kennedy expressing the United States "goal, before this decade is out, of landing a man on the moon and returning him safely to the earth." Also heard is Lyndon Johnson remarking on American space accomplishments that "we stand ready to share for the benefit of all mankind." Richard Nixon is also heard saying "let us go the new worlds together; not as new worlds to be conquered, but as an adventure to be shared." View of treads of a tracked vehicle moving forward on the surface of the moon.
Astronauts on lunar surface during Apollo 11 mission, launched from Complex 39 at the John F. Kennedy Space Center on Merritt Island in Florida, United States. On July 19 Apollo 11 passes behind the Moon. View of the earth. On July 20 1969 the lunar module (LM) Eagle separated from the command module Columbia. The lunar module (LM) Eagle after separation from the command module Columbia. The lunar module (LM) Eagle descends on the surface of moon.
U.S. President Richard Nixon answers journalist George Gill questions regarding the Watergate issue in Orlando, Florida. George asks the President about his realization of the fact that 2 of the 9 Watergate tapes did not exist and his delay in disclosing this matter to the Federal Court and public. The President responds that on September 28th or 29th he came to know about the non-existence of those two conversation tapes. His secretary has listened to 7 tapes and has made notes for him. On October 26th they were determined about the non- existence of those two tapes. He directed White House Counsel Joseph Fred Buzhardt to carry out investigations. On 27th Buzhardt reported that he could not find those two tapes. He had arranged a meeting with Judge John Sirica. The President talks about his 5 minutes conversation on June 20th with the Attorney General John Mitchell. He had called to cheer him up. The conversation on April 15th with John Mitchell was not recorded because the call was made from family quarters where recording is not allowed. He talks about the shorter recording capacity of tape machines. Due to which his complete conversation with U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger did not get recorded. The only evidence available for this were his hand written notes. He mentions the difficulty in hearing those recorded tapes due to non-sophisticated recording system. He states that he knows what is there in those recorded tapes. He believes that the tapes will prove that he did not have any knowledge of breaking of the Watergate issue, that he had not authorized anybody on clemency nor had he any knowledge regarding the payment of blackmail money. He talks about his conversation with the White House Counsel John Dean.