Vice-President Richard Nixon and his wife, Pat, wave at crowds lining road sides in Guatemala.
Guatemala Date:1955 Duration:2 min 18 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Vice-President Richard Nixon standing up in an open cadillac convertible car. American flag flying amidst crowd on sidewalk. A military officer presents bouquet of flowers to Mrs.Nixon who then stands up as well. Their car makes its way surrounded by huge crowd. Hood of car is draped with a large cloth (sign?). Vice-President Richard Nixon sits with his wife, Pat Nixon, on back of the rear seat of the car and they wave as they pass the crowds. Procession is led by Guatemalans on motor bikes and bicycles. Well-wishers stretch a huge banner across the road, welcoming Mr.Nixon. They arrive at a large gated residence, where the Nixons get out of their car and are greeted by President Carlos Castillo Armas. Scene of Presidential Palace. Crowd of people around entrance. Street vendor with cart, selling ice cream. Photographer stands on the cart to take a photograph. Vice President and Mrs. Nixon are escorted , from the palace,through a crowd, to their car, and drive away in a motorcade, with motorcycle escort ,as hundreds of spectators watch.
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