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President John F. Kennedy in New Orleans

WWL-TV Collection



Genre: News

Place Covered: Louisiana General, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Department of State

Date Issued: 1962-05-4

Duration: 00:02:47

Subjects: Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 | Boggs, Hale, 1914-1972 | Morrison, deLesseps S. "Chep," 1912-1964 | Ellender, Allen Joseph, 1890- 1972 | Long, Russell B., 1918-2003 | Davis, James H. "Jimmie," 1899-2000 | Schiro, Victor Hugo "Vic," 1904- 1992


  • Kennedy, John F. Speaker


President John F. Kennedy's trip to New Orleans on 4 May 1962. Kennedy acknowledges Congressman Hale Boggs, Ambassador Chep Morrison, Senator Allen Ellender and Senator Russell Long. Silent footage follows of: the motorcade arriving in New Orleans; Governor Jimmie Davis, Congressman Boggs, and President Kennedy speaking; and footage of President Kennedy with Governor Davis and Mayor Vic Schiro.