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The Nation's Capital
Description: A tour of Washington, DC in the 1950s

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Clip #: TFA-36A
Length: 8:48
Year: 1953
Color: B/W
Sound: Sound
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1950s
Filmmaker: Eugene Castle
Region: North America
Country: United States
City: Washington
Original: 16mm
aerial view Capitol building, mall, Jefferson memorial, Washington monument, Lincoln memorial, National Archives, people looking at documents, fireproof cases for Declaration of Independence, National Gallery of Art, rotunda, dome, Arlington cemetary, tomb of unknown soldier, tourists, bus, Senate subway, Capital building. congress interior, Supreme Court building, judges, Department of Justice, J. Edgar Hoover, Trasury Deprtment, money veing made, dollar bills, State Department, White House, January 20, 1953, inauguration of Dwight Eisenhower, Ike and Truman shaking hands, crowds line streets, motorcade, convertible Cadillacs, Eisenhower at podium, Senator William Knowland swears in Richard Nixon as Vice President, Chief Justice Fred Vinson swears Ike in as President, Mamie Eisenhower, people in trees, Ike speaks, parade to White House, ticker tape, Ike waves from car with hat, crowds clapping, Korean war veterans march

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