The visit of President Kennedy will bring Telefís Éireann to an international audience but presents technological challenges.
- Title Kennedy's Visit Radio and TV Coverage
- 1st Broadcast 19/06/1963
- Clip Duration 00:01:59
- Material Type Video
- Series title RTÉ News
- Clip title The World And His Wife Will Be Watching
- Extended description
Telefís Éireann's Chief Engineer, Philip Parker speaks about the challenges of covering the events of President Kennedy's visit, including transport and equipment.
A week before the president's arrival, Philip Parker describes how "the world and his wife" will be watching coverage of the visit which will bring Telefís Éireann to an international audience.
30 vehicles, 150 staff, 25 outside broadcast cameras, a special telephone line from New Ross to Dunganstown, are just some of the logistical requirements of covering the four days of events, which will see President Kennedy visiting locations in Dublin, Wexford, Cork, Galway, Limerick and Shannon.
A news report from 19 June 1963 on the logistical and technical requirements for Telefís Éireann in covering the President Kennedy visit.
- Local keywords John F Kennedy, JFK, President Kennedy, Philip Parker, Telefís Éireann
- Geographical coverage Ireland
- Topic Politics and Economics
- First broadcast channel Telefís Éireann
- Production year 1963
- Country of production Ireland
- Original identifier 11D00748
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- Item type part/extract
- Item colour Black and White
- Item sound Mono
- Aspect ratio 4:3
- Language used English (eng)
- Original language English (eng)
"A Sentimental Journey"
Broadcast - 06/05/1963
Clip Length - 00:02:01
"The Famous Kennedy Smile"
Broadcast - 07/05/1963
Clip Length - 00:07:59
The World And His Wife Will Be Watching
Broadcast - 19/06/1963
Clip Length - 00:01:59
Preparations In Progress Throughout Ireland
Broadcast - 20/06/1963
Clip Length - 00:01:20
BBC Vans Come to Dublin
Broadcast - 24/06/1963
Clip Length - 00:00:54
The Kennedy Visit
Production Year - 1963
Publisher Broadcaster - RTÉ