Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations. 1900 - 2003. Moving Images Relating to Military Aviation Activities. 1947 - 1984. TO THE FAMILY OF THE HONORABLE HAR0LD E. TALBOTT IN APPRECIATION FOR HIS UNTIRING EFFORTS

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Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations. 1900 - 2003. Moving Images Relating to Military Aviation Activities. 1947 - 1984. TO THE FAMILY OF THE HONORABLE HAR0LD E. TALBOTT IN APPRECIATION FOR HIS UNTIRING EFFORTS

Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations. 1900 - 2003. Moving Images Relating to Military Aviation Activities. 1947 - 1984. TO THE FAMILY OF THE HONORABLE HAR0LD E. TALBOTT IN APPRECIATION FOR HIS UNTIRING EFFORTS

Summary: Film highlights in the life of Harold E. Talbott as Secretary of the Air Force. 1) Mr. Talbott's burial at Woodland Cemetery, Dayton, Ohio including scenes of Gen. Rawlings, Commander Air Materiel Command at ceremony. (5 March 1957) 2) Mrs Talbott being sworn to office of Secretary of the Air force by Pres. Eisenhower -- Mr. Charles Wilson, Secretary of Defense, and Gen. Omar Eradley are present. (February 1953) 3) Mr. Talbott visits Korea. Footage includes scenes of Gen. Carl Spaatz, USAF (retired). (3 March 1953) 4) Mr. Talbott visits London. (16 August 1953) 5) Mr. Talbott speaks at National Air Show, Vandalia, Ohio. Scenes of Governor Lausche of Ohio included in footage. (September 1953) 6) Mr. Talbott presents trophy to Gen. Rawlings at Dayton Art Museum. (December 1953) 7) Mr. Talbott at Thule AFB, Greenland with Arthur Godfrey and his show. (l January 1954) 8) Mr. Talbott views air show at Wiesbaden, Germany. (9 July 1954) 9) Mr. Talbott watches Pres. Eisenhower award Harmon Trophies to Maj. Yeager and Jacqueline Cochran. (17 November 1954) 10) Mr. Talbott at christening of the President's plane, Columbine III, in Washington, D.C. Also scenes of Field Marshal Montgomery, Pres. and Mrs. Eisenhower, and Press Secretary James Hagerty. (24 November 1954) 11) Mr. Talbott visits Dhahran Airfield, Saudi Arabia. (l6 April 1955) 12) Mr. Talbott and Gen. Rawlings at Press Dedication, Alcoa Plant, Cleveland, (5 May 1955) 13) Farewell ceremony for Mr. Talbott at Bolling AFB, Washington, D.C. Secretary or Defense presents him with a medal. (11 August 1955) Good (Basic: Mas pos)

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