USIA film clip from Dr. Milton Eisenhower's good will tour of South America in 1953
Latin America Date:1954 Duration:21 sec Sound:Yes
A U.S. Air Force C-121 (Lockheed Constellation) aircraft of the Military Air Transport Service, carrying Dr. Milton Eisenhower, taxis after landing at an airport in South America. (Milton Eisenhower, President of Pennsylvania State University, brother, and advisor to President Dwight D. Eisenhower,is on a good will tour of South America during June 23 through July 29, 1953.) He is seen doffing his black hat, while being escorted by welcomers. Next scene is a view from behind Eisenhower escorted by a large group of people, visiting a construction site. It is followed by closeup from the front showing Dr. Eisenhower, walking with W. Tapley Bennett, Jr., Deputy Director of the Office of South American Affairs, U.S. Department of State. They are accompanied by host country officials, including a military officer. More closeups show Eisenhower and Bennett (in shirtsleeves and sunglasses) talking amiably with workmen at the construction site.
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