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U.S. President Eisenhower briefs press about his 2 1/2 week trip to nine countries during a press conference in Washington DC

U.S. President Dwight Eisenhower's 175th press conference in Washington DC, United States. Several correspondents from different nations arrive for the President's 175th press conference. Men prepare cameras mounted on tripod stands at the back of a hall. President Eisenhower with an official walks past the newsmen seated in the hall. The President makes an announcement of his two and a half weeks' trip starting from December 4, 1959. The newsmen taking notes. The President says that he would be visiting nine countries and would be making brief informal visits to Rome, Ankara, Karachi, Kabul and would be in New Delhi for the inauguration of the American Exhibit at the World Agricultural Fair on December 11. He says he will visit Tehran and Athens on his way to Paris for the Western Summit meeting. He gives details of the 3 main days. December 4 - when they would be developing legislative program for the coming year, December 11 - the beginning of the World Agricultural Fair, and December 19 - when he would be in Paris for a meeting. A newsman asks the President the purpose of this extensive visit. The President states the importance and need of being the first U.S. President to make an extensive visit to a strategic continent like Asia. He expresses his interest in visiting India and millions of people who are struggling to raise their standard of living. He says that he will visit Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iran and other nations on the way. The President further says that he hopes to build in that region of Asia and in many other parts, a better understanding of the United States. A correspondent asks the President whether Mrs. Eisenhower and his family members would be joining him for the visit. The President says that some of his family members would be joining him but may be not his wife.

Date: 1959, November 4
Duration: 5 min 7 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
President Eisenhower visits Athens and Iran on peace mission

President Eisenhower visits Athens on peace mission. Huge crowd gathers to cheer him on streets. United States flag. President Eisenhower at the Royal Palace of Iran with Shah of Iran in front of a portrait. In Iran President Eisenhower's motorcade through Tehran cheered by vast throngs as it rolls over Persian carpets strewn in the streets. A railing collapses. President Eisenhower receives warm reception on his visits to different countries.

Date: 1959, December 17
Duration: 1 min 37 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
United States President Franklin Roosevelt reviews soldiers in Tehran, Iran.

A jeep procession moves along a road in Tehran, Iran. U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt's jeep drives up on a small ramp. Snow covered mountains in the background. Review of soldiers. President's jeep enters reviewing center. A military band plays. A jeep procession moves along a road in Tehran, Iran. U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt's jeep drives up on a small ramp. Snow covered mountains in the background. Review of soldiers. President's jeep enters reviewing center. A military band plays. A jeep procession moves along a road in Tehran, Iran. U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt's jeep drives up on a small ramp. Snow covered mountains in the background. Review of soldiers. President's jeep enters reviewing center. A military band plays. A jeep procession moves along a road in Tehran, Iran. U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt's jeep drives up on a small ramp. Snow covered mountains in the background. Review of soldiers. President's jeep enters reviewing center. A military band plays. (World War II period).

Date: 1943, December 2
Duration: 1 min 34 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Winston Churchill, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Joseph Stalin during an Allied International Conference in Tehran, Iran.

An Allied International Conference in Tehran, Iran during World War II. Upon conclusion of the first Cairo Conference, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt flew to Iran for the Tehran Conference with Soviet leader Joseph Stalin. Winston Churchill, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Joseph Stalin seated on chairs. Men take pictures. Stalin talks to Churchill and Roosevelt. They talk about the economic difficulties faced by Iran during the war and came to a conclusion to provide possible facilities to Iran. Dignitaries stand behind them. Bombing by the American and British forces in Germany. Smoke due to bombardment. U.S. planes in flight. U.S. General Eisenhower and Clark in a jeep in Italy. General Eisenhower talks to the soldiers. General Clark responsible for the American forces operating against Germany. Churchill, Roosevelt and Stalin talk about the German defeat and German militarism. German military and forces. German children play on swings. The principle of the conference is to maintain welfare, living standard and security of the human beings. Roosevelt, Stalin, Eden , Molotov and others in the Tehran Conference. A flag of the United States.

Date: 1944
Duration: 4 min 40 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Winston Churchill, Franklin Roosevelt and Joseph Stalin sit on a porch of Russian Embassy in Tehran, Iran.

Footage from the Tehran Conference (project "Eureka") during World War 2. The British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, the United States President Franklin Roosevelt and the General Secretary of the Communist Party Joseph Stalin sit on a porch of the Russian Embassy in Tehran, Iran. The three leaders were in Iran for the Tehran Conference at the Soviet Embassy. Officers stand in the background. Prime Minister Churchill's daughter is introduced to Stalin. Premier Molotov, Harry Hopkins and Anthony Eden stand behind.

Date: 1943, December 1
Duration: 1 min 31 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
A view of the Royal Palace and street scenes in Tehran, Iran, during World War II

Scenes of Tehran, Iran during World War 2. A view of the Royal Palace of Tehran. Mosque and Minarets. Traffic stops for crossing camel caravan. An American soldier in a jeep, waits for the camel caravan to pass. Camels, trucks, cars, horse drawn carriage, bicycles and bus, in a traffic circle in Tehran. Veiled women in streets. A commercial shopping district in the city, with streets, wide sidewalks, and numerous shops in buildings. Many pedestrians and shoppers are seen. Many men and women wear modern Western-style clothes. In contrast, the next scene shows camels and merchants in a traditional old style open air market.

Date: 1943
Duration: 2 min 55 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
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