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Footage Information

CONUS Archive
323208
EISENHOWER PEACE AND FRIENDSHIP TOUR / INDIA (1959)
NEW DELHI, INDIA
EDITED
12/9/1959
01:15:28
8:25
(narration not licensable) Eisenhower with Prime Minister Nehru, President Rajendra Prasad, others; dusk, eerie light on motorcade; various Ike greets crowds, looks wary, crowd throws flowers; ext. WS New Delhi domed palace; guard on horse; CU young female guide; wider, Ike greeted by young guides, place ribbon around his neck, looks like Indian boy scout; they chat; with Nehru; angle on Ike in limousine wearing his boy scout kerchief, sits with Nehru; WS big Cadillac limo across dirt yard to Parliament; tilt up building; int. Parliament, Ike addresses parliament, WS; Indians applaud by tapping fingers on desks; Ike's speech, various angles on members of Parliament, male and female, watch, applaud; crowd stand, Ike leaves podium in bg; various of applauding crowd, Ike exits, New Delhi palace, CU gift to Eisenhower, carved sandalwood and ivory table, historical figures; MS angle on Ike, Indian men and women sitting on couches, state dinner; great various angles on female Indian classical dance; CU animated lead dancer, face gestures, heavy nose piercings; Ike on the couch; ext. angle up to UNIVERSITY OF DELHI banner; ext. entrance, sign, WELCOME MESSENGER OF PEACE; WS large crowd, applaud; MS soldiers in red berets; Indian women in saris; angle on stage, Eisenhower, others step on in western style graduation gowns; Ike given degree by university vice president Rada Krishnan; various of same; Ike speaks at podium; angle on Nehru, others listening; various of horse drawn carriage ride, streets of Delhi; good angle on Ike, others in carriage, step out for agricultural fair; interesting shot, newsreel cameraman foreground, colorfully dressed Indian women on stage bg, stadium, agricultural fair, angle on Eisenhower, Nehru, others on review stand; WS unfinished 50's modern stadium; ext. American exhibit, ultramodern stylized Indian domes, sleek concrete, pools; angle on Eisenhower, takes off hat, wearing flowers, cuts ribbon, voila gesture, Nehru at his side; WS ext. Taj Majal; angle on Ike, Nehru, others walking garden; CU dome; Eisenhower and daughter in law, Nehru pose in front; various enter Taj Majal, various nice shots of the buildings, grounds; ext. small village, various of colorfully dressed children, women with water vessels on heads, old men in long white beards and white turbans; younger men in suits on rooftop; Ike walks through village; various of villagers
President Eisenhower’s eleven nation “Peace and Friendship in Freedom” tour, and highlights of the tour. In New Delhi, India, December 9-14, 1959.
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Keywords

Eisenhower
Peace and Friendship in Freedom tour
New Delhi Airport
India
Prime Minister Nehru
President Prasad
motorcade
throwing flowers
palace
palace guard on horseback
Parliament
Eisenhower addresses Indian Parliament
cheering crowds
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