Film footage of President Nixon and Mrs. Pat Nixon visit New Orleans, Louisiana, in August 1970.
Date: August 14, 1970
Original Title: President Nixon's Trip to New Orleans
Film Type: Color / Silent
Credit: U.S. Navy Photographic Center
Archival Source: Richard Nixon Library / U.S. Navy Photographic Center / 1211-09-71
Transcript / Shot List
Air Force One arrives at New Orleans Airport.
President and Mrs. Nixon coming out of Air Force One, waving to crowd, going down ramp and meeting reception line.
Mrs. Nixon talking to lady. President Nixon talking to the Governor.
Mrs. Nixon getting into limousine.
President Nixon coming around back of limousine talking to Governor John J. McKeithen and getting into limousine.
Spectators at airport.
Along motorcade route. Sign of New Orleans International Airport.
Along motorcade route. Spectators holding rebel flag.
Arriving downtown New Orleans along motocade route; crowds along road.
President Nixon standing up in limousine waving to crowds.
People standing along roadside along motorcade route.
President Nixon standing up in limousine waving to crowds along motocade route.
President Nixon's limousine in downtown New Orleans. President waving to crowd, shaking hands, surrounded by crowd of people.
President Nixon shaking hands from limousine (cuff link missing from right shirt sleeve).
People and police along motocade route.
Welcome sign above road.
President Nixon's limousine going through streets.
President standing and waving to crowds (cuff links missing from both shirt sleeves.)
Along motorcade route, with people waving American flags.
Man holding sign that reads "Execute All Protesters".
Polciceman on motorcyle. Crowd on road at Royal Orleans Hotel.
People on balcony of Royal Orleans Hotel.
President Nixon shaking hands with people across street from Royal Orleans Hotel.
Sign reads: "Glad you could come Dick and Pat".
Little girl waving flag. Girls along fence listening to President.
Pete Fountain and band playing Dixieland music at hotel.
Sign of Bourbon Apartment Hotel along Bourbone Street.
Street corner at Bourbon and Conti Streets.
Night club to Bourbone Street scene.
Sign reads: "The Old Absinthe House Bar."
Night club sign; zoom back to LS of Bourbon Street.
Roual Orleans Hotel sign.
President and Mrs. Nixon coming out of Royal Orleans Hotel, waving to crowd.
Small boy holding up sign that reads: "Thanks Nixon for Vetos".
President in conference room with Governors of Southern states.
Pan of delegates over to President and Attorney General John Mitchell.
President having press conference at Royal Hotel. George Shultz and Ron Ziegler (Press Secretary).
President Nixon with reporters and photographers.