People wait on street for arrival of John Glenn in Washington D.C. After he successfully orbited the earth in a spacecraft.
Washington DC USA Date:1962 Duration:5 min 15 sec Sound:NO SOUND
American astronaut John Glenn being welcomed after he successfully orbited the earth in a spacecraft. Crowds brave the rain, lining the drive and sidewalks near the White House to welcome John Glenn and Annie Glenn in Washington D.C. Spectators wear rain coats and hold umbrellas as they stand and wait for John Glenn. A policemen on a bike. John Glenn, Annie Glenn and their children David and Carolyn and U.S. Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson in an open car. John Glenn waves to the crowds. Other cars and bikes behind the car. Trucks filled with reporters and photographers surround the car carrying Glenn. Spectators look from the terrace and windows of their buildings. Pedestrians scurry across Pennsylvania Avenue in the rain.
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