JFK tours Checkpoint Charlie in West Berlin and climbs a viewing platform to look over the Berlin Wall into East Berlin.
Silent, color archival footage of parts of JFK’s visit to West Berlin on June 26, 1963, including his tour of Checkpoint Charlie and crowds at some of his speeches in the city.
A consolidated summary of intelligence compiled by the CIA on February 1, 1963. Topics include the Cuban situation, Soviet economy, Sino-Mongolian relations, the Congo, Togo, Iran, Indonesia-Malaysia relations, South Korea, Italy, Denmark’s Faeroe Islands problem, Brazil’s new Cabinet, Argentina’s financial crisis, the Chinese Navy, and Turkey’s first five-year plan.
A filmed program on the technology of aerial reconnaissance, including the U2 spyplane. Along with footage of the intelligence information they acquire, there are interviews with experts.
Aerial footage from a US Air Force helicopter of the Berlin Wall in early 1962, including the Brandenburg Gate and looking over into East Berlin from above West Berlin.
Recovery in at Edwards Air Force Base of the experimental, supersonic rocket-powered aircraft X-15 after landing. The X-15 holds the record to this day for the highest speed ever reached by a manned, powered aircraft.
Footage of JFK speaking in West Berlin during his visit to the city on the Cold War’s front lines on June 26, 1963.
During JFK’s visit to West Berlin, he visited the Brandenburg Gate and Checkpoint Charlie, the American-manned crossing point between East Berlin and West Berlin.
JFK leaves West Berlin on Air Force One after his triumphant visit to the embattled city on the front lines of the Cold War.
This 1965 filmed television report discusses some of the CIA’s espionage activities of the Cold War. It includes an interview with Allen Dulles, former Director of Central Intelligence.
Here are how the numbers of active duty military personnel have fluctuated over the past 60 years through the Vietnam War, Cold War, and wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Silent film footage of JFK touring West Berlin with West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer and West Berlin Mayor Willy Brandt.
Silent film footage of JFK visiting the Brandenburg Gate and Checkpoint Charlie in Berlin, Germany, as well as other parts of his tour of the city.
Footage from JFK’s widely-lauded visit to West Berlin in June 1963, including JFK at Checkpoint Charlie at Berlin Wall and crowd scenes along the motorcade route.
On June 10, 1963, President Kennedy delivered the commencement address at American University on the John M. Reeves Athletic Field.
West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer arrived at the White House for a two-day state visit on November 14, 1962.
In May 1972, President Nixon ventured to Moscow to meet with Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev for the Moscow Summit.