keywords: president john f. kennedy, jfk, west berlin, 'let them come to berlin' speech, 'ich bin ein berliner'
Synopsis: In June 1963 President John F. Kennedy embarked on a European visit. He receives a thunderous welcome and a ticker tape parade on the route to City Hall in West Berlin. It was here he gave his famous “Let Them Come To Berlin” speech. He ended that speech with: All free men, wherever they may live, are citizens of Berlin, and, therefore, as a free man, I take pride in the words "Ich bin ein Berliner." (read more)
Kennedy visited several cities in Germany and met with many leaders, dignitaries, U.S Military Commanders, and soldiers.
Kennedy arrives Dublin Airport and is welcomed to Ireland. Kennedy visits the Kennedy Homestead, Dublin, Wexford, Cork, Galway and Limerick Ireland. He also addressed Parliament.
Informal visit with Prime Minister Macmillan at his home. Birch Grove, Sussex
Vatican City. Audience with Pope Paul VI.
Visited Rome and Naples Italy. Met with President Segni, Italian and NATO officials.
Berlin Wall: Excellent scenes of the different construction materials and obstacles used to construct the Berlin wall, boarded up building windows, East German guards, and deserted East German streets point of view over the Berlin Wall.
Keywords/scenes: Excellent cheering crowd scenes along parade route, from balconies of buildings, and even from ladders and signs.