Scenes from a horse racing Derby Day in Freudenau, Vienna, Austria. People sit on the bench and talk. Wealthy men in fine suits and top hats talking to one another. Society women in fine dresses, hats and carrying parasols are seen as they stroll near the race grandstand. Some of the ladies' hats are very large and have feathers and other tall decorations. Some men in Austrian soldier uniforms are also seen. Crowd strolling at the site. Members of Osterr Jockey club stand at the site, one man smokes a cigarette and talks.
Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and Wilhelm II, Emperor of Germany, who were good friends, are seen in animated conversation at a park in Vienna, Austria. They walk together down a slope from a path. A bicycle leans against a tree on the path. A photographer with camera on tripod is ready to record the event. The two imperial friends are dressed alike, in similar coats and hats. They both wear daggers and carry canes. Their conversation is quite animated.
Procession of automobiles carrying officials, escorted by policemen on bicycles, on a road in Vienna, Austria. The automobiles traverse a cobblestone street that tunnels under a large steel structure.
Austro-Hungarian archduke Franz Ferdinand meets and enjoys animated conversation with his friend Emperor Wilhelm II of Germany, in a park in Vienna, Austria. Both are dressed in similar outfits and carry canes. (Note: opening slate refers to Wilhelm I. It should read Wilhelm II.)
Emperor Franz Joseph I of Austria and King Nikola of Montenegro. Horse-drawn carriage awaits outside a building in Vienna. King Franz Joseph and King Nikola climb into the carriage and are covered with carriage robes by attendants. Officers salute the kings.
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.