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First Atomic submarine USS Nautilus underway and at sea in 1956; also scenes of SSM-N-8 Regulus cruise missile

United states Navy submarine SSN-571, the USS Nautilus, introduced in 1956. The nuclear powered USS Nautilus submarine underway at sea in United States. Men at controls as the first nuclear submarine is tested. SSN-571 in New York Harbor with Manhattan Island skyline of New York City in background. Next scene shows the guided cruise missile SSM-N-8 Regulus, also introduced in 1956, being fired from a ship, and an aerial view is seen of the Regulus guided missile in flight.

Date: 1956, December 24
Duration: 52 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Candidates Nixon and Kennedy debate over prestige of the U.S. overseas prior to the presidential elections in the U.S.

The fourth presidential election debate held between Democratic nominee Senator John F. Kennedy and Republican nominee U.S. Vice President Richard Nixon in New York, United States on 21st October 1960. ABC News correspondent Quincy Howe allows CBS News correspondent Walter Cronkite to ask a question to Vice President Nixon. Mr. Cronkite asks Vice President Nixon if the Eisenhower Administration was suppressing a report by the United States Information Agency that shows a decline in United States prestige overseas as pointed by Senator Kennedy. Vice President Nixon replies and talks about Sputnik space program launched by the Soviet Union (compared to NASA efforts during the Space Race). He further compares the United States and the Soviet Union in terms of education and science. He speaks about UN General Assembly votes called on the Soviet Union to end its Hungarian intervention in 1956 and relates to American prestige. Senator Kennedy says that he did not make most of the statements that Vice President Nixon said he has made and he refers to the first one about Sputnik Program launched by the Soviet Union. Senator Kennedy refers to slums in the United States and talks about support housing legislation which the Eisenhower's Administration has opposed and also speaks about scientists and engineers United States has produced in comparison to the Soviet Union. He further says they were the first in other areas of science but in space, which is the new science, they are not the first

Date: 1960
Duration: 4 min 55 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: English
 
 
President Eisenhower speaks at Press Conference in White House in 1956.

View of newsmen seated and cameramen at a press conference. President Eisenhower enters the conference room. Journalist asks him questions regarding violence resulting from 'Segregation Issues'. President replies how local government of United States of America is ready to help. Journalists writing in notepads. Close view of President speaking.

Date: 1956, September 11
Duration: 4 min 12 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
The 1956 Democratic National Convention in the International Amphitheatre, Chicago, Illinois, August 13–17 1956

The 1956 National Convention of the Democratic Party in Chicago, Illinois. Former President Harry S. Truman and his wife Bess, taking seats at the convention.Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt, widow of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, taking her seat. Democratic Party National Chairman, Paul M. Butler standing behind and below the podium as convention prepares to get underway. Amphitheater is filled with seated delegates, as they are called to order. Delegates standing and applauding, following the keynote speech of Frank G. Clement, Governor of Tennessee,who touches the Tennessee delegate identification pole as it is thrust toward him.. Delegates waving poles displaying their respective State Names.

Date: 1956
Duration: 1 min 51 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
President Eisenhower bids farewell to Prime Minister of Canada, Louis St. Laurent, at Greenbrier Resort in West Virginia

West Virginia State troopers hold doors as President Eisenhower and the Prime Minister of Canada, Louis St. Laurent, come out of the Greenbrier Resort at White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, United States. They are joined by U.S. Secretary of State, John Foster Dulles, and Bernard M. Shanley, aide to the President. They all laugh and smile as they pose for photographers. The Prime Minister waves at spectators, and shakes President Eisenhowers hand as they say farewell. A 1956 Fleetwood cadillac automobile is parked on the drive with flag of United States and ensign of Canada on its fenders. The car drives away with the Prime Minister and led by a West Virginia State police car.

Date: 1956, March 27
Duration: 60 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Various U.S. Air Force missiles and intercepter aircraft of 1956

U.S. Airmen uncrate an AIM-4 Falcon heat-seeking guided air-to-air missile. Closeup as they remove it from its box. Next, an animated segment shows a fighter interceptor firing such a missile at a high flying bomber. it strikes and destroys the bomber. A Falcon missile on a test stand. It is launched for a short distance and then hits the ground. A brief animated segment illustrates an airborne missile being fired at another airplane, from a fighter aircraft. Glimpse of an Air Force aircraft dropping a parachute delayed bomb. A Convair F-102 Delta Dagger interceptor aircraft parked on a ramp. A MGM-1 Matador Cruise Missile being launched from a test stand. An F-102 interceptor aircraft taking off and in flight. It fires a missile straight ahead. Another F-102 firing a missile in flight, and a target drone tumbling to the ground and exploding. Airmen drive a forklift truck up to a parked F-102 aircraft, and remove a crate containing a Hughes AIM-4 Falcon missile. They remove it and place it in a firing test stand. A suspended net target in the desert is destroyed by a missile passing through it. Air Force mechanics work on an F-102 aircraft. A MGM-1 Matador Cruise Missile being fired. It travels some distance before breaking up. View of Matador Cruise Missile in flight. A drone target aircraft being struck by a missile in flight, and falling to earth.

Date: 1956
Duration: 3 min 37 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
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