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President Lyndon B Johnson praises gallantry of marines and airmen at White House, Washington DC.

Battle of Khe Sanh between January 1968 to April 1968. Aerial bombardment by U.S. over North Vietnam position in Khe Sanh. Explosions on ground. Marines fire artillery and move out into surrounding terrain of Khe Sanh. Wounded marines carried on litters. General William Westmoreland arrives to pay tribute to B-52 aircraft pilots for their contribution in Khe Sanh battle. General Westmoreland decorates pilots. President Lyndon B Johnson decorated officers at the White House. Commanding officer, Colonel David E Lownds receives a navy cross. Sergeant Major AW Smith is awarded with bronze star. President Lyndon B Johnson praises gallantry of marines and airmen at the White House. Marines move through jungle. 26th Marines advance on dirt road in Khe Sanh. Trenches deserted in Khe Sanh airfield.

Date: 1968
Duration: 5 min 3 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Story of the John Walker spy ring. FBI actions to end it.

President Woodrow Wilson signs documents. Russian spy Colonel Rudolph Ivanovich Abel outside Federal Court in New York City in 1957. Julius Rosenberg. Ethyl Rosenberg. John Anthony Walker, Chief Warrant Officer and communications specialist for the U.S. Navy, who spied for the Soviet KGB from 1968 to 1985. View of John Fitzgerald Kennedy Federal Building, in Boston, Massachusetts. Barbara Walker speaks. Pictures of John Walker alone and John and Barbara Walker seated at a park. View of Barbara Walker's home in West Dennis, Massachusetts. View of the Walker's restaurant. Apartment house in Norfolk Virginia, where the Walkers lived, and boat, airplane, and real estate they owned. Walker in U.S. Navy uniform and at beach with children. Walker residence, Algonquin House Apartment building. Diagrams of drop sites and instructions used by John Walker. U.S. Capitol building. Holiday Inn where the Walkers stayed in Northern Virginia. Documents stamped Top Secret and 35,000 dollars in cash. F-14 landing on carrier deck. Photo of Laura Walker Snyder. Needles moving on Polygraph machine. Convoy of warships underway. Photo of John Walker with other Naval crewmen. Photo of Soviet Embassy in Washington, DC. Photo of cryptographic key card. U.S. nuclear submarine on surface. Zayre store in Washington, D.C. area. Drop site maps. Photo of John Walker's retirement party in 1977. Maps of North Africa and Europe. Photo of instructions for passing information at meeting sites in Vienna, Austria. Photo of Walker's residence, 1985. Photo of Jerry Whitworth. Letters from Whitworth to the FBI. Soviet KGB officer, Aleksei G. TKachenko. Michael Walker and Arthur Walker under arrest. John and Michael Walker under arrest. William Sessions, FBI Director.

Date: 1985
Duration: 13 min 13 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Political advertisement for Richard Nixon during the 1968 presidential campaign states Nixon is best to speak for America

Richard Nixon political commercial on television in the United States. Voice over states that Nixon is the best candiate to speak for America. Still image scenes include a crowd of Americans gathered. The crowd marches. Leaders of several foreign countries including Leonid Brezhnev of the Soviet Union and Fidel Castro of Cuba . Two telephones on a table. Many microphones on stands. The President's official seal. The White House in Washington DC.

Date: 1968
Duration: 40 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
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
 
 
From the Oval Office in the White House, President Nixon talks to Apollo 11 astronauts after their landing on the moon.

Telephone conversation between U.S. President Richard Nixon and the astronauts of Apollo 11, while they are on the moon, July 20th, 1969. President Nixon seated at a desk in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington DC, United States. Technicians setting up video cameras. Nixon talks over a phone. Men setting up a monitor screen. Flickering moving images of the astronauts beside the Lunar Lander, on the surface of the moon. A camera focuses in on a document titled: DRAFT 'Talk to men on the moon' on the desk. The opening sentence reads: "This is an epic day in the history of man." A split image on the screen shows President Nixon talking and the astronauts on the moon. President Nixon talking to an astronaut on a phone at his desk in the Oval Office. Picture of "Earthrise" as seen from the moon, on wall in the Oval Office. NASA Astronaut, Frank Borman,who commanded the Apollo 8 mission,in 1968, comes before the cameras in the White House and makes speaks on behalf of NASA astronauts involved in the Apollo missions.

Date: 1969, July 20
Duration: 3 min 28 sec
Sound: No
Color: Color
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
U.S. President Richard Nixon works to solve several domestic and international problems during his tenure as the President.

From a pro-Nixon "documentary" called "The Nixon Years: Change Without Chaos" covering President Richard Nixon's first four years in office. Released during his 1972 reelection campaign. U.S. Police clash with demonstrators at an anti-Vietnam war protest. A U.S. soldier in Vietnam firing a machine gun into the jungle overgrowth. People burning Vietnam draft cards. Ground and aerial views of riots in Washington DC with burning buildings and smoke rising in neighborhoods beyond the U.S. Capitol. Nixon speaking at a campaign rally of Richard Nixon during Presidential elections of 1968. Nixon with his family stands on a stage at a public meeting. He addresses and large crowd of spectators applaud. Nixon walks on the ramp of U.S. Air Force One (which he called The Spirit of 76) after being elected as the President. Nixon confers to settle the cold war situation aboard. U.S. soldiers march during an operation in Vietnam war. Nixon works in his office to bring down the cost of living and inflation. U.S. Secretary of State Dr. Kissinger and others meet at Paris Peace Conference to talk about the Vietnam war. While addressing the Congress Nixon proposes his initiatives for betterment of civilians. Nixon signs a bill in Congress. He visits the U.S. troops involved in Vietnam. A large number of troops withdrawn from Vietnam. Friends and relatives of American soldiers and sailors receive them with warmth as they return from Vietnam. Happy friends and family at a port doc kiss and hug soldiers returning from Vietnam.

Date: 1972
Duration: 4 min 56 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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