90001_7553_pt3.mov

90001_7553_pt3

At a White House press conference, Eisenhower is questioned on the strength and sustainability of the U.S. military. The newsreel depicts Eisenhower during his speech and close-ups of reporters. The second newsreel documents scientists working on a cure for polio in Florida. A man puts a few drops in a cup and women come up one at a time to take the medicine. It is an oral medicine using a live virus. Nurses hands cups of it to men getting out of their fighter planes on a tarmac. Montage of small children taking the cherry flavored medicine. 

1960s
B&W
Not Explicit