Americans On The March – 50 Mile Hikes As Ordered By President (1963)

Americans On The March – 50 Mile Hikes As Ordered By President (1963)

Washington D. C., United States of America (USA).

Title reads ’50 – Mile Hikes – American on the March’.

MS. Eagle Scouts arriving at White House to meet American President John F. Kennedy. Various shots of the President Kennedy receiving the Scouts in his office who present the President with a framed statement of the “Viewpoint of Youth”. Various shots of Marines starting out on the 50 mile walk. Various shots of the students of the Marin County high school in California, weary but still walking. Various shots of the people running across the line. Various shots of 16 year old Diane Cogden who finished the 50 miles walk, she sits down and puts her feet in bowl of water.

(Comb.F.G.)

Date found in the old record – 1/02/1963.
FILM ID:2629.16

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