Archive Video: Test Ban Treaty Becomes Official
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Archive Video: Test Ban Treaty Becomes Official

In this Oct. 7, 1963, broadcast, the limited nuclear test ban treaty becomes official in the White House Treaty Room - the same room where the peace protocol was signed to end the Spanish-American War. In the presence of official witnesses and Congressional leaders, the president hails the agreement with Russia with a note of caution, calling it the first fruit of hope. Video by Universal International News/The National Archives

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