U.S. President Dwight Eisenhower answers queries of press men during his 130th press conference in Washington DC.
Washington DC USA Date:1958, April 2 Duration:3 min 30 sec Sound:Yes
U.S. President Dwight Eisenhower's 130th press conference in Washington DC, United States. Newsmen from different nations arrive for President Eisenhower's 130th press conference. Men seated in a hall inside a building. President Eisenhower arrives with officials. The President speaks during the conference. Press and media representatives take notes. Chalmers M. Roberts, a pressman, asks the President that with the summit issues in the impasse between the U.S. and the Soviet Union, does the President see any initiative to break it or would the arms race go on indefinitely. President Eisenhower says that they should seek some common ground where there is a beginning made towards agreement in which they can work better co-operatively. The men gathered in the hall take down notes. View of the President speaking. Photographers taking pictures. The President unfolds a document and says that it is the list of subjects that the United States has proposed unilaterally with respect to the Allies. He cites the Baruch Plan - '46, the preparation of inspection and control measures, the Open Skies proposal, the peaceful use of outer space, the transfer of nuclear weapon stocks to peaceful use such as for power, freedom of travel and the limitation of the UN Veto. The President further says that he does not think he is being negative just by being firm and believing in what is right for the welfare of the United States.
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