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U.S. Vice President Nixon talks about the foreign policy of America prior to presidential elections in the United States.

The fourth presidential election debate between Democratic nominee Senator John F. Kennedy and Republican nominee U.S. Vice President Richard Nixon on 21st October 1960 in in New York, United States. News correspondent Quincy Howe speaks prior to the fourth Kennedy-Nixon presidential debate. Mr. Howe reads out the rules and conditions under which the candidates will proceed. He says that Senator Kennedy will make the second opening statement and the first closing statement. Vice President Nixon speaks about the present issue in the United States which is keeping peace without surrender. The peace which is threatened by international communist movements. Nixon says that the United States has to learn from mistakes made in past. He relates to this by mentioning the period of the Iron Curtain in Europe and during the Korean War. Nixon says that situation in President Dwight Eisenhower's administration is reversed. He says that the United States made errors in the past in misjudging the Communists, applying same rules of conduct that are applied to the leaders of the free world. Nixon mentions East-West Paris summit conference of 1960 and Eisenhower's policy regarding Formosa Straits. Nixon speaks that that United States should increase its military strength to high level regardless of what potential opponents have and if any surprise attack is launched, the United States can destroy their war-making capacity. Nixon further says that American policies of military strength, economic strength, and diplomatic firmness will keep the peace without surrender.

Date: 1960
Duration: 9 min 54 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Woman engineering worker argues with boss and urges that employees make use of a new information center.

Early information retrieval practices in a corporate engineering office in the United States during the 1960s. Dramatization depicts a woman in the work force in the 1960s: Female worker with vintage 1960s beehive hair style appears to be performing work as a secretary, but, it turns out she is engineer Julie Stone. Julie takes printouts from a printer in information center. She opens a drawer and takes out document files. She leaves her office. She arrives at office of her Chief named George A Price. Chief scolds an engineer called Harry for committing mistakes in his designs. Chief asks Harry to be responsible in his work. Another engineer named Pete Newton draws designs. View of the cabins. Harry meets Newton and discuss about his conversation with Chief. Julie calls Harry. They go to a restaurant for lunch. They talk about the sources of information and Julie encourages Harry to use the information center that she runs, rather than relying on antiquated and incomplete methods of obtaining information. Julie gets up and leaves the restaurant. Harry and Pete talk in the office. Pete asks him about his meeting with Julie. Harry takes his seat and opens a drawer. He looks over the documents and publications, including a Playboy magazine, to get information about transistors. Julie meets with Chief and complains about Pete and other engineers failure to use the information center and to lookup answers to questions in a more comprehensive way. Chief attends a telephone call. Pete enters Chief's office. Depicts woman worker arguing with boss. Clip also shows examples of common work place interpretation of women worker roles in the 1960s, including opening introduction of clip that objectifies the woman worker as a sexual object (before broad awareness of sexual harassment in the workplace), and a restaurant scene that opens with the man assuming that the woman has asked him out to lunch as a love interest rather than for work purposes.

Date: 1965
Duration: 14 min 10 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Birth of Connecticut Yankee Atomic Power Company and its nuclear reactor facility in the United States.

Map of United States showing location of a power plant of Connecticut. A woman in 1960's dress (Leslie Franzos) dances happily in her living room in front of a window air conditioner. Electric supply lines and power plants showing growth in the sector. Sunset and a graph with wavy lines depicting the limitation of non-renewable sources of power. Views of coal and oil production, pipeline, and transportation facilities including rail trains moving on tracks. Narrator describes fossil fuel supplies as abundant but finite. 1960's woman dances in front of graph depicting rising power demand through the decades ahead. Animation of names of various electricity producing companies. Model of the nuclear power plant of the Connecticut Yankee Atomic Power Company. 1960's fashion woman dances in front of model holding blueprints. Animation of map showing location of the plant. Aerial view of actual site of the plant. Sketch of the plant. Animated model of the functioning reactor and cooling system to be used by the plant. A submarine with reactor fitted. Pictures of nuclear power plants in use at Rowe Massachusetts and Shippingport Pennsylvania. Knobs and on-off of lights on a panel. View of interior control room at the Yankee Rowe nuclear power station. Group of executives in suits touring the Yankee Rowe nuclear plant grounds. Design architect at desk in an office reviews blueprints for nuclear plant.

Date: 1966
Duration: 4 min 10 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
1960 Presidential Election news headquarters operations; results show John F. Kennedy leading over Richard Nixon

The 1960 Presidential Election in the United States. Interiors of a building show NBC News and CBS News Election Tracking headquarters and television studio operations. Board tracking the election result returns. A man behind a camera. Many news employees inside the building. The men preparing to broadcast the results of the elections. Interiors of a television network headquarters shows men and women at tabulating machines and electronic computers. A huge crowd gathered at the Republican Party headquarters. A few men and women beside a tally board updating election results. People in the crowd looking at a board. The board showing Presidential candidates Richard Nixon's and John F. Kennedy's count of votes in states Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota and several other states. A woman in the crowd looking through binoculars. The figures show Kennedy leading. The moving ticker bulletin board in Times Square, New York City, is shown reading "Kennedy Overcomes Slow Start, Pulls ahead of Nixon" as the counting continues. The Times Square moving bulletin reads 'Kennedy wins Connecticut's 8 Electoral votes, Sweeps all'. A crowd cheering and shouting 'We Want Kennedy'. The bulletin reading 'Kennedy leads in 17 states with 192 electoral votes'. A CBS news worker beside a map showing the states and the position of Republican and Democratic candidates in each state. A bulletin reading 'Kennedy stage see-saw battle in Virginia'. Men inside the television network headquarters. Close up view of a camera being used to film the television news broadcast. A board showing position of the candidates in the election.

Date: 1960
Duration: 2 min 46 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Divers at the 1960 Aquarama in New York, United States.

Aquarama 1960 at the World's Fair Grounds in New York, United States. Diver champions follow a precision routine as they dive into the pool making beautiful formations at the Aquarama 1960. A comedy routine featuring Sid Kenaly shows the manner in which one should not dive.

Date: 1960, August 1
Duration: 59 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Campers at the Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming, United States in the early 1960s.

Film opens showing a bubbling stream at the Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming. Scene shifts to cars parked by tents at a camping area. One of the cars is a red 1962 Kaiser Jeep Wagoneer, with a canoe on its roof. Camera moves past the car to family with children in front of their camping tent, and continues toward woods, and back again. View of blue early 1960s Buick sedan parked at a car-camping campsite adjoining the first one. Occupants are preparing a meal at their table on tent platform. Next, light color early 1960s Dodge sedan automobile is seen with a U-Haul trailer behind it. Camera passed it and occupants of the campsite at their picnic table. Finally, the blue Buick is seen again, with a white travel trailer behind it.

Date: 1962
Duration: 1 min 23 sec
Sound: No
Color: Color
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
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