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Life of U.S. President Dwight Eisenhower after World War 2; NATO; Columbia University; U.S. President; advisor to Presidents

Dwight D. Eisenhower during presidency of the Columbia University in 1948. Eisenhower walking at a Columbia University graduation ceremony in New York City and speaking to the group assembled. Two years later, views of Eisenhower as NATO supreme commander in Europe. Eisenhower seated in NATO Conference. Citizens in United States prepare signs and urge Eisenhower to run for President. He salutes a parade in 1952 as he begins a run for the Presidency. Pamphlets and posters read 'we need Eisenhower'. An animated cartoon shows a smiling and marching Uncle Sam with an "Ike for President" jingle song playing. Cartoon shows animated citizens and an elephant supporting Eisenhower. Scenes from Republican National Convention, and Nixon and Eisenhower holding their arms up together. Citizens voting, using ballot boxes, and voting machines. A nun votes. Eisenhower casts his vote. People hold U.S. flags and cheer. Signboards and neon lighting on a building track vote tally and proclaim Eisenhower victory in 1952 presidential election. Eisenhower in Korea after the election. He meets and eats with American troops in the field and studies the war effort. South Koreans wave flags on announcement of truce (cease-fire armistice) in Korean War Eisenhower takes presidential oath of office in Washington DC. He signs document for Civil Rights Act of 1957 (voting right act). View of negro students of the "Little Rock Nine" entering a military station wagon under armed troop escort during integration of Little Rock Central High School in Little Rock Arkansas. U.S. Army troops escort the African American students into school. Exterior view of United Nations building in New York. Eisenhower delivers speech on Atoms For Peace. Churchill and Khrushchev visit Eisenhower in America. Scenes of John F Kennedy inauguration in 1961. Eisenhower with Kennedy and later with President Johnson. In 1968 address to Republican Convention Eisenhower notes risk of growth of Communism.

Date: 1968
Duration: 5 min 42 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Views of Rooms in the White House Washington, DC, United States

View of exterior North Portico and entrance of White House. Interior view of the North entrance White House lobby with Presidential Seal on top of the door. Close up view of four dates inscribed on the marble floor: "1817" Repair after war damage, "1792" Construction date, "1902" First remodeling, and "1952" Latest remodeling. Views of the Blue room, the Green room, and the Red room in the White House, and various furniture and decorations in the White House in the late 1950s. View of State dining room. Gold candle stands placed on the dining table. Solid Silver chandelier hanging over the table. China crockery used by American Presidents and their families are preserved in the China room. Portrait of Mrs. Calvin Coolidge. View of the Oval office room. View of the East room. Portrait of President George Washington and Mrs Martha Washington. Grand piano placed inside the room. Plaque in White House state dining room with words of a prayer by John Adams. Exterior view as police escort motorcycle with sidecar drives on North Portico entrance driveway, followed by a Lincoln Continental limousine of the President's fleet.

Date: 1960
Duration: 5 min 49 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Nominee for Vice President in 1952 elections, Republican Senator Richard Nixon delivers his "Checkers" speech

Richard Nixon, nominee for Vice President in elections of 1952, addresses the nation in a nationwide televised program sponsored by the Republican Committee. Republican Senator Nixon of California delivers his "Checkers" speech from his office. He defies any charges of taking $18,000 from his supporters for his personal use. He condemns his democratic opponents during his speech. Nixon speaks about his wife Pat Nixon, shown sitting in the office and he speaks of her hard work. He presents an audit of entire campaign fund and reads it. Nixon details his modest family background and his complete financial history. He recalls his services in World War II and their earnings after he returned. Nixon mentions the incident of receiving a dog 'Checkers' as a gift. He speaks about problems of corruption and communism and a better future under the Presidency of General Eisenhower. He expresses people's expectation of lasting peace and end of the Korean war. Trailer at end with text "This program was reproduced by the Kinephoto Process."

Date: 1952, September 23
Duration: 29 min 40 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Celebration of the Liberation of Paris, and Americans returning to college, farms, and work after World War 2

Exterior views of United Nations headquarters building in New York City. World map showing NATO member countries shaded dark. Distant view of U.S. Capitol building in Washington DC with an American flag flying in the foreground. Following Presidential election of 1952, Dwight D Eisenhower takes oath of office as President in January 1953, surrounded by other dignitaries. Scenes from end of World War 2 with U.S. Army forces in Paris and happy celebrating French people welcoming the U.S. military and other Allied forces. Close up view of faces of U.S. Army troops marching beside Arc de Triomphe in Paris. Parisians cheer and smile. A French woman kisses an American soldier. Aerial view of Statue of Liberty in New York as a troop ship is arriving in New York Harbor with soldiers returning from World War 2. Soldiers disembark the troop carrier ship. Cunard sign on gang plank. Young American men enrolled in American colleges. A college square area. Inside, a professor instructs college students in class. American students work in a University science laboratory with beakers, vials, burners, and microscope. Young veterans of the war who have returned to be farmers are seen on their farms working. American farmer works in field with a tractor. Views of various church buildings and church spires in American towns and cities. American men,women and children in church and clergy at altar circa 1950.

Date: 1952
Duration: 2 min 12 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Psychedelic drug Lysergic acid diethylamide discovered by Dr. Albert Hofmann is used for mind control in the United states.

Film depicts administration of LSD (Lysergic acid diethylamide ) by the CIA (Central Intelligence Agency). The LSD is given to people without informing them. A man talks about some events and cries. A close up of a man who worked on this program. On 21st September 1977, Stansfield Turner, Director CIA speaks about Mission Mind Control. Members are seated in a hall. News correspondent Paul Atmeyer, stands in front of the Headquarters of OSS (Office of Strategic Services) during World War II. The first mind control began from this Headquarter. The members who are the part of this mission are the shapers and moulders of OSS. U.S. General, William Joseph Donovan nicknamed 'Wild Bill' and Boston industrialist Stanley Lovell who is the Head of OSS R&D and is also called Dr. Moriarty. Lovell poses for a photograph and also talks about OSS job and that it was in this atmosphere that the search of mind control began. OSS Captain George H. White has formally been with the Bureau of Narcotics. Paul Atmeyer reads the diary of George White and talks about his training and schooling. Michel J. Burg talks about George and his technical knowledge. Another friend of White who is a narcotics officer talks about him. A close up of George White. A note written in White's diary. George White worked on a truth documentary in Elizabeth Hospital in Washington DC where the experiments were conducted. A 1952 CIA memo says the aim is ' controlling an individual to the point where he will do our bidding against his will'. The Sandoz Laboratory in Basel, Switzerland where doctor Albert Hofmann believed that they had discovered and found a psychedelic drug and the discovery was LSD. Retired Chief Psychologist for CIA, John Gittinger, talks about the powerful drug and is being interviewed publicly. CIA's interest in LSD was intense but they were worried that the Russian will get hold of it. Sandoz Laboratory will put 100 million LSD doses in the open market. A mistake made by the agency.

Date: 1979, July 10
Duration: 8 min 48 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Use of petroleum and byproducts in agriculture, defense and industries in United States.

Various uses of petroleum and its byproducts in United States. Man drives a cream colored 1952 Cadillac Convertible car along the road. Close ups of various car parts in the 1952 Cadillac Convertible that are manufactured from petroleum byproducts, including seating, parts of dash, and window seals. Other vehicular traffic on road, including an antique automobile. An American Airlines DC-6 aircraft taking off. A Burlington Route E-5A Diesel-Electric Silver Pilot locomotive approaching on a track. Tractor driven plow. A field being plowed. Petroleum byproduct being sprayed on fruit trees as a pesticide. Use of oil for American ground, air and naval forces. Petroleum byproducts and uses in oil industry. View of an oil refinery. Tourists visit an early oil derrick in Pennsylvania. An oil rig at work.

Date: 1952
Duration: 3 min 50 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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