General LeMay takes oath of office as the Chief of Staff of USAF at the White House in Washington DC,United States.
Washington DC USA Date:1961, June 30 Duration:6 min 36 sec Sound:NO SOUND
General Curtis LeMay being sworn in as Chief of Staff of the United States Air Force at the White House in Washington DC, United States. The White House in Washington DC. Air Force Secretary Eugene M Zuckert administers the oath of office to General LeMay at the White House portico. President John F Kennedy and Vice President Lyndon Johnson, Senator Dennis Chavez and Stuart Symington, General Thomas D White, General Lyman Lemnitzer and General Nathan F Twining in the background. President Kennedy, Secretary Eugene and General LeMay carrying bibles as they step down to the porch of the White House. Secretary Eugene Zuckert swears in General LeMay as the Chief of Staff of the USAF as he speaks into a microphone. After the swearing in President Kennedy speaks at the microphone. The President reads out a citation over the microphone. The citation being presented to General LeMay. General LeMay speaks into the microphone. Vice President Johnson, Senator Dennis Chavez and Stuart Symington, General Thomas D. White congratulate General LeMay. General LeMay being kissed by his wife and shakes hands with General Nathan Twining and General Lyman Lemnitzer.
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