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Title Work

Title No: 3629

Title: President Eisenhower on Federal Troops in Little Rock, Arkansas

Medium: Moving Image

Original Medium: Film


25 Sep  1957 (Created)

7 Nov  1985 (Compiled)

Original Summary:
Footage of the White house, showing President Eisenhower, and he is chewing on his glasses. Also footage of newsmen with him. Ike says that Federal Troops are in Arkansas to enforce the court ordered integration of schools there. He is calling for an end to the violence, and unity of American and its parts.

More footage of the president, speaking of his friends and of the time he spent in the south on vacation and in the military.

Countries of Origin: U.S.A.

Duration: 4 min 12 sec 

Forms: Stock shot


Subjects: School integration--Arkansas--Little Rock; Little Rock (Ark.)--Race relations; Civil rights demonstrations--Arkansas--Little rock; Martial law--Arkansas--Little Rock

Name As Subjects: Eisenhower, Dwight D.

Source of MaterialBBC Worldwide Americas, Inc.
Copyright ClaimantBBC Worldwide Americas, Inc.
CompilerBlackside, Inc.
CreatorCBS News
IntervieweeEisenhower, Dwight D.

Items x2

3629-1Safety Film : Positive picture 
3629-2Safety Film : Sprocketed Magnetic Film 

Contained By x1

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