Argentina's President Juan Peron during his goodwill visit to Paraguay. A large crowd gathers to watch him. People stand on the street and in balconies of buildings to watch him. Juan Peron on a car amidst the crowd. Other vehicles amidst the crowd. He praises President Eisenhower and declares his support of Pan-American solidarity.
President John F Kennedy and his wife Jacqueline Kennedy being welcomed by Governor Luis Munoz Marin of Paraguay in Paraguay. Students welcome President kenndy and show banner. Formal dinner at Governor's mansion. President flies to Venezuela. Venezualan President Romulo Betancourt recieves President Kennedy at airport in Caracas. Large crowd gather to see president. President calls his wife Jacqueline to speak. She comes and addresses in Spanish. Crowd cheer. President with his wife arrives in Bogota, Colombia. Dignitaries receive President Kennedy. President sitting with others at dining table during State Dinner.
Celebration of the 146th year of independence in Venezuela. President of Paraguay Alfredo Stroessner Matiauda arrives for the ceremony. Cameramen click photographs. He is greeted by President of Venezuela Marcos Evangelista Pérez Jiménez at an airport. Aerial view of Venezuela. The opening of the 'Avenue of Heroes', the biggest outdoor art display of all the Americas. Several men stand in formation and perform calisthenics in an Olympic stadium.
Overview of Panama City, Panama. U.S. Presidential Lockheed Constellation airplane, the Columbine, taxis in after landing. U.S. President Dwight Eisenhower deplanes is greeted by representatives of the American Republics. Building in which meetings will be held. The Heads of State of American countries seated at a conference table. Place names visible include: Peru; Bolivia; Uruguay;Nicaragua; Haiti;Mexico;Equador;United States; Cuba;Venezuela;and Paraguay. Large group of photographers record event. "Cromocine" written on side of one camera. On July 22, 1956, President Eisenhower, in tuxedo with white dinner jacket, and other Heads of State, and ladies formally dressed, enter a reception hall, where President of host country, Panama, decorates the attending heads of state, including President Eisenhower.
Anniversary of East German Revolt against Soviets in 1953. West Berliners including Mayor Willy Brandt and Chancellor Ludwig Erhard at the memorials of those who died in East German Revolt against Soviets in 1953. Flowers on memorials. More than 200 memorial services recall day of revolt in 1953. Chancellor Erhard leads 75,000 people in a rally before the Town Hall. Freedom torch is lit by a man.
Scenes from General Motor's Motorama event in New York's Waldorf-Astoria hotel, in 1953. A couple stands next to a 1953 Pontiac Parisienne concept car displayed at GM's Motorama event. It was designed by GM's Harley Earl and team. The couple gets into the car as the man handles the steering. In the next scene, a young woman sitting in Oldsmobile Starfire is joined by another young woman. (Note: The Pontiac Parisienne is now part of the Bortz auto collection.)