Wiedersehen mit Amerika 1955


Dr. Konrad Adenauer adopted at Cologne-Bonn airport by his closest collaborators before the flight to America. Including Professor Hallstein and federal press Chief Felix von Eckardt are in his company. Start of the American presidential plane, flying over land and sea, for example on the snowy Scottish mountains. In Iceland, a short stopover is inserted. The Icelandic Prime Minister welcomes the Federal Chancellor on the airfield. Common drive to the residence of the President, Asgeir Asgeirsson. Dr Adenauer admired the flowers in the winter garden of the House. Short trip to the famous shrine of Thingvellir, where are represented the remains of a sunken world in the magic of the Nordic island.
Onward flight. Arrival in Washington. The national flag at the Guest House of the American Government, "Blair House". The German Ambassador, Dr. Krekeler, enters "Blair House". Federal Chancellor Adenauer leaves the House with his accompaniment and goes to the State Department, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The United States Capitol, the White House. The car arrives with the Adenauer, adorned with the pennants of the Federal Republic of Germany and the Star-Spangled Banner, in front of the White House. The American Ambassador to the Federal Republic, Conant, Adenauer enters the building. President Eisenhower with Adenauer, in the wake of John Foster Dulles. On the terrace of the building, the mutual agreement is confirmed by a handshake of the two statesmen.
The Lincoln mausoleum; Obeliks, a monument to America's first President, George Washington. large parks in the middle of the big city; the Jefferson mausoleum.
The escort accompanied the German guests at the National Press Club, where many journalists are waiting for the German Federal Chancellor.

Onward flight to New York. A company deployed at the airfield site. Secretary of State John Foster Dulles expected the German delegation to say goodbye. Arrival at the airport from New York in the pouring rain, reception by Ambassador Patterson. Views of New York City. The St. Patrick Cathedral, the famous 5th Avenue, the rock fur er Center. A sea of skyscrapers, the Columbia University, St. Jones Cathedral. 17 personalities, while the Queen Mother Elizabeth and Dr. Adenauer, will be awarded with an honorary doctorate of from Columbia University. The Broadway, pigeons at the time square, Broadway At night with colourful advertisement sea.
On the return flight, the first stopover is inserted on Bermuda. The Governor, Sir Alexander Hood, shows his small Kingdom Adenauer. Drive with the car by Hamilton, the capital of the island group.
Flight over sea of clouds. Last stop in the Azores. Visit to the House of the Commander of the island. Ride through a romantic little world.
Continuing and landing at the airfield in Bremen. Federal press Chief eckardt is a short comment about the success of the trip to America.

Source: sighting log Koblenz

Persons in the Film

Eisenhower, Dwight David ; Hallstein, Walter ; Eckardt, Felix von ; Krekeler, Heinz ; Patterson, Ray ; Conant, James B. ; Asgeirsson, Asgeir ; Dulles, John Foster ; Adenauer, Konrad


Azoren ; Policy ; Bermuda ; Amerika ; State visit ; Island ; 01 16 mm project ; 16 see book special films German weekly show GmbH


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Wiedersehen mit Amerika

Adenauer in Amerika (Other title)

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