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Vice President Nixon talks about Communist influence in the Western Hemisphere prior to presidential elections in the U.S.

The fourth presidential election debate held between Democratic nominee Senator John F. Kennedy and Republican nominee U.S. Vice President Richard Nixon in New York, United States on 21st October 1960. ABC news correspondent Quincy Howe speaks during the fourth Kennedy-Nixon presidential debate. He speaks that the candidates would answer and comment upon questions put by these four correspondents: Frank Singiser of Mutual News, John Edwards of ABC News, Walter Cronkite of CBS News and John Chancellor of NBC News. Frank Singiser puts the first question to Vice President Nixon. He asks Nixon the way he would handle Fidel Castro's regime and prevent establishment of Communist governments in the Western Hemisphere and why his policy is better for peace and security of the United States in the Western Hemisphere. Nixon answers that Senator Kennedy's policies and recommendations for the handling of Castro regime are dangerously irresponsible recommendations that he's made during the course of this campaign. Nixon speaks that what Senator Kennedy recommends is that the U.S. government should give help to exiles and to those within Cuba who oppose Castro regime, provided they are anti-Batista. Nixon says the United States have five treaties with Latin America, including the one setting up the Organization of American States in Bogota in 1948, in which the U.S. has agreed not to intervene in the internal affairs of any other American country. He further says that if the U.S. follows recommendations of Senator Kennedy then the country would probably be condemned in the United Nations and it would result in an open invitation to Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev to come into Latin America and to engage the U.S. in a civil war. He speaks about quarantining Cuban Prime Minister Fidel Castro by cutting off trade and diplomatic relations with Cuba.

Date: 1960
Duration: 5 min 16 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: English
 
 
Views of American landscape and western cities; United States soldiers from civil war and later marching in various places.

A film on the history of U.S. soldiers. Various American landscape wide views, some with roads, some with natural features. Plains, deserts, mountains in the United States. A mountainous area in the western United States. A snowcapped mountain in the background. Three elderly United States Civil War veteran soldiers, both Union and Confederate, walking together in a American military cemetery. United States Army soldiers wearing helmets and marching at an Army base or encampment. U.S. soldiers marching on Constitution Avenue in Washington DC during a parade. They hold rifles and a soldier holds the U.S. flag. U.S. Army cavalry unit riding on horses in formation. Elevated view of an American city square with snow capped mountains rising in the background. Other American cities in the west with city center areas, pedestrians, and 1930s and 1940s automobiles on the roads. Cars parked at a large industrial factory with a water tower rising up. Aerial view of an urban, western United States city with a bridge over water in background. Aerial views of various American cities. United States Army infantry soldiers march along a road and then cavalry are seen galloping by on horses. A railroad train approaching the camera and then passing by at high speed, with views of the locomotive, cars, wheels, and railroad tracks. View of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, California. Point of view shot from front of moving railroad train in Colorado on the edge of gorge near the Rocky Mountains. A river steamboat or paddle steamer with a bridge in the background. Men harvesting sugar cane in Cuba. Lock gates on the Panama Canal opening, as seen from a ship waiting to enter. A World War I memorial sculpture honoring American soldiers.

Date: 1942
Duration: 2 min 15 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
A decorated garden, a swimming pool and the backyard of the Western White House in San Clemente, California.

The Western White House, the living and working space for President Richard Nixon in San Clemente, California. A large lawn and dense trees outside the residence of the Western White House. The entrance of the Western White House and a wooden name plate with 'La Casa Pacifica' written on it. Flowers and a lawn at the poolside of the residence. The seal of the President of the United States engraved on a stone in a large open space at the backyard of the Western White House. A natural water channel with water flowing in it. Flower decorations in the house.

Date: 1973, August
Duration: 5 min 32 sec
Sound: No
Color: Color
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
A scrolling news marquee at the building of New York Times and people look at the marquee in New York.

News headlines in the New York Times. A scrolling news marquee at the building of New York Times: "Read The New York Times", "Stalin Blames Britain U.S. And France For Failure To Solve Berlin Dispute-- Charges West Follows Warmongering Policy But Discounts Possibility Of New World Conflict" and "Stalin Flays Former British Prime Minister Churchill As 'Chief Instigator of War' ". Pedestrians and motor traffic in foreground. A scrolling news marquee: " Stalin Blames Britain U.S. And European Revival", "Western Diplomat Describe Stalin's Attack On Allied Powers As Propaganda Statement" and "Britain U.S. And France Halt Heavy Flow Of Western Marks Out Of Berlin". Two men and a couple look at the marquee. Views of a man looking at the marquee.

Date: 1948, November
Duration: 6 min 6 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: English
 
 
Election campaign of Thomas Dewey, the Republican candidate during the United States Presidential elections of 1948.

United States Presidential elections of 1948. A railway station in United States. Thomas Dewey, the Republican candidate for U.S. Presidential elections arrives in a train. He meets people at the station terminal. He stands at the train door and addresses the crowd from train itself. On the train is written 'Dewey Victory Special'. A crowd gathers to hear his speech. Dewey along with his wife, Frances Hutt Dewey, waves at the crowd and moves inside the train.

Date: 1948
Duration: 1 min 46 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Huge crowd of supporters of Thomas Dewey, the Republican President nominee during United States Presidential elections of 1948.

United States Presidential elections of 1948. A huge crowd of supporters wait for the train 'Dewey Victory Special' at a decorated railway station. Thomas Dewey, the Republican candidate for U.S. Presidential elections and his wife, Frances Hutt Dewey, arrive in a train. He addresses the crowd from the train. Women clap while listening to his speech. He and his wife wave hands towards their supporters, as their train departs from the station.

Date: 1948
Duration: 1 min 8 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
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