Smokestack Silhouette (00:09)
The sun dazzles in the sky as exhaust wisps lazily from two smokestacks.
Kennedy Nominated at Convention (00:52)
Footage from inside the DNC. Crowds cheer as Kennedy accepts the Democratic nomination.
Truman's Inauguration Speech (04:33)
Truman is sworn into office and gives a speech about his presidency.
Truman Inauguration March (00:22)
Truman's inauguration parade and celebration.
LBJ's Inauguration Speech (02:06)
Lyndon B Johnson's speech after he is sworn into office.
Chronicle of LBJ's Election (00:28)
Chronicle of Lyndon B. Johnson's election as President.
LBJ Exits White House (00:14)
LBJ exits the White House with Lady Bird Johnson and Hubert Humphrey.
LBJ on the Campaign Trail (01:22)
President Lyndon B Johnson speaks to a crowd about dangers posed by nuclear weapons.
Roosevelt Accepts Nomination (01:11)
Footage of Roosevelt's 1936 speech as he enthusiastically accepts his party's re-nomination for President.
Thousands gather in unbridled jubilation at the DNC as Roosevelt is named the presidential nominee.
1952 Republican Candidates (01:18)
The Republican hopefuls arrive and enter the convention amidst a flurry of activity from their supporters.
Eisenhower Arrives at Convention (00:15)
Eisenhower and his wife Mamie arrive at the 1956 RNC.
Eisenhower Nominated with Nixon (00:52)
Eisenhower is nominated as the Republican candidate with Nixon as his running mate.
Nixon Campaigning (00:36)
Festivities abound inside 1960's RNC and Nixon meets with Eisenhower.
Richard Nixon is announced as the Republican Nominee at the 1960 Convention.
Nixon Speaks About Eisenhower (01:03)
Richard Nixon he speaks to reporters about Eisenhower.
Narrated footage from the sweltering interior of the the 1948.
Truman Accepts Nomination (01:48)
Truman accepts his party's nomination and calls for a special session of congress.
FDR Accepts From Train (00:25)
FRD accepts his party's nomination for President.
Roosevelt Introduction (00:45)
Senator Alben Barkley, introduces the democratic nominee, FDR to a cheering crowd at the DNC.
RNC the Republican speaker affirms that only the delegates' votes will determine the Republican Nominee.
Candidate Summary: Nixon (01:47)
Narrated montage highlighting Richard Nixon's bid for the presidency.
Nixon Details His Candidacy (00:54)
Nixon speaks to the Americans about the most important issue of the election: the Cold War, and his plan for the country.
Kennedy Details His Candidacy (01:03)
In 1960's Presidential Election, JFK speaks about his goals for the country, should he be elected.
Candidate Summary: Kennedy (01:37)
Montage of clips highlighting Kennedy's campaign.
Kennedy and Nixon on Set (00:18)
In this grainy footage, Kennedy and Nixon shake hands, smile and answer questions from the press as flash bulbs flare.
Kennedy Tosses Hat in Ring (00:47)
Kennedy announces his intention to run for President.
Three Pyramids (:39)
Across the purple horizon, BUILDING BIG's cameras capture three majestic pyramids in the distance through the haze of desert ...
BUILDING BIG's cameras go underground to explore the tunnels found under Egypt's Great Pyramids.
A POV shot winding through dark tunnels below Egypt's Great Pyramids.
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