Views of Vienna, including St. Stephen's Cathedral; the Austrian Parliament building; the Vienna State Opera;Schobrunn Palace, and downtown street scenes of shops, buildings. trams, cars, and pedestrians. The U.S. Presidential 707 airplane arriving at Vienna Airport, Saturday, June 3, 1961. Wellwishers wave banners and flags from the observation deck of the airport. Austrian President Adolf Scharf and Chancellor, Alfons Gorbach, walk out on a red carpet, past a military honor guard, to greet the President and Mrs. Kennedy. Scene shifts to President Kennedy broadcasting a report, about his European trip, to the American people, on June 6,1961, He states that he went to Vienna to meet the Leader of the Soviet Union, Mr. Khrushchev. View of President Kennedy shaking hands with Khrushchev, in Vienna. Kennedy, Krushchev, Secretary of State Dean Rusk, with Soviet Foreign Minister, Andrei Gromyko, and other officials on steps of meeting place. The two leaders shaking hands again, as photographers take pictures. Local citizens watching the historic event. Scene shifts back to President Kennedy delivering his post-trip report to the Nation. Scene shifts to the Soviet Embassy in Vienna, where Nikita Khrushchev stands outside and greets President Kennedy as his car arrives. Views of Kennedy and Khrushchev conversing inside the Soviet Embassy. Brief outdoor scenes and then view of Khrushchev escorting Kennedy as he leaves the Embassy, and he and Dean Rusk enter their car. Final scene reverts back to Kennedy's broadcast on June 6th.
Internees at a concentration camp in Buchenwald, Germany. Kurt Gatner, a former Chief of Prime Minister Schuschingg's body guard from Vienna, Austria. He says that he was arrested in 1938 soon after the occupation of Austria by Germans. He states how he was badly treated at various concentration camps. He talks about the harsh punishments being given at these camps. He thanks the American and other Allied forces for liberating him and many others from the camp. Other internees in the background.
Activities of school children in Vienna, Austria. The school children receive noon day meal in the schoolyard. The children eat lunch. A woman feeds soup to a child. The children enter the school building.
British trucks loaded with food containers drive up to a school building in Vienna, Austria. A British truck approaches the school building. A large crowd of civilians gathered on the streets. Men unload the food containers from the trucks. A truck loaded with the food containers drives past through the streets. Trees on either sides of the streets. An open truck filled with bread drives past along a street. A line of school children marches through the streets. Buildings on either sides of the streets.
Raid on stolen car dealer in Vienna, Austria during World War II. Group of U.S. MPs (Military Police) walk along a sidewalk. MPs enter an office of a suspected garage. Suspected man's briefcase being emptied, contents being examined by raiding officers. People with their hands behind head. Another suspect being searched and a car being examined. Soldiers examine the belongings of a suspect. Woman suspect hides her face.
Internees at a concentration camp in Buchenwald, Germany. Kurt Gatner, a former Chief of Prime Minister Schuschingg's body guard from Vienna, Austria. He states how he was badly treated at various concentration camps. He talks about the harsh punishments given at these camps. He thanks the American and other Allied forces for liberating him and many others from the camp. Other internees in the background.