PRESIDENT NIXON'S VISIT, JOHNSTON ISLAND, July 23-24, 1969
ARC Identifier 71184 / Local Identifier 342-USAF-45881. Covers stopover at Johnston Island by President Richard M. Nixon en route to the USS HORNET to greet Apollo 11 astronauts after their moon trip. Reel 1: 1) Photographic and recording equipment. 2) Sign: WELCOME TO JOHNSTON ATOLL LT COL C.E. McPHEE COMMANDER. 3) 1353d Photo Flt personnel with equipment. 4) Spectators in roped-off area. 5) VH-3A parked -- Secret Service agent in foreground. 6) VC-137C taxiing in. 7) Pres Nixon leaving VC-137C, being greeted by Adm John McCain, walking to group of spectators, and boarding VH-3A. 8) VH-3A taxiing out. 9) Presidential seal on VC-137C fuselage. 10) VH-3A taxiing in. 11) Pres Nixon leaving VH-3A. 12) Adm McCain talking with several USN and USAF officers. 13) Presidential advisor Henry Kissinger leaving staff car and walking to VC-137C. 14) Official boarding VC-137C. 15) VC-137C taxiing out. 689' Total footage in reel. 1) Adm McCain talking with USAF officer. 2) Pres Nixon arriving in jeep, talking with Adm McCain and boarding VC-137C. 3) VC-137C taxiing out. 173' Total footage in reel. Department of Defense. Department of the Air Force. (09/26/1947 - ) Made possible by a donation from John and Paige Curran.