Douglas MacArthur, General of U.S. Army and his wife arrive at Hawkins Field airport in Jackson, Mississippi.
Jackson Mississippi USA Date:1952, March 22 Duration:2 min 12 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Large crowd gathers at Hawkins Field, Municipal airport in Jackson, Mississippi, to greet arriving General of the Army, Douglas McArthur. Preceded by his wife, Jean MacArthur, and their son, Arthur MacArthur,IV, General MacArthur descends stairs from the airplane. The General salutes a U.S. flag, and is escorted by an ROTC cadet in uniform. He talks to soldiers in uniform, present in his honor. Large crowd gathers on and around the steps of the Mississippi State Legislature Building, where a large sign reads: "Liberty."
Red White and Blue Bunting decorates the building. A light rain falls. Some spectators sit under a large plastic sheet.
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