SENATOR GOLDWATER WINS CALIFORNIA PRIMARY Senator Barry Goldwater wins the California Presidential Primary but faces heavy competition from N.Y. Governor Nelson Rockefeller, elsewhere former press secretary Pierre Salinger defeats Alan Cranston in the Democratic race for the California Senate.
GRADUATION DAY AT U.S. MILITARY ACADEMIES It's graduation day at West Point, Annapolis, the Air Force and the Coast Guard military academies. There's plenty of cap tossing, celebration and a speech from President Lyndon Johnson to the Coast Guard Academy.
INDIANAPOLIS 500 - 1964 RACE & TRAGEDY Tragedy strikes the Indianapolis 500 with a fiery second-lap accident that involves seven cars, explosions and the deaths of Eddie Sachs and Dave MacDonald. Speed prevails however and A.J. Foyt wins the race.
PRESIDENT KENNEDY REMEMBERED BY FAMILY As the nation remembers its war dead Mrs. Jacqueline Kennedy and her children visit JFKs grave site at Arlington National Cemetery to remember him on what would have been his 47th birthday.
'THE CHALK GARDEN' MOVIE PREMIERE Top Hollywood Stars arrive for the movie premiere of Ross Hunter's "The Chalk Garden." Among the acting luminaries are Tippi Hedren, Gloria Swanson, Nancy Sinatra, Loretta Young and many, many more.
1964 LE MANS GRAND PRIX & CARNIVAL More than 250,000 people gather to enjoy the annual Le Mans Grand Prix endurance race, and a carnival for those duller moments of the 24-hour race. Some also nap, shave and play golf to pass the time until Italian amateurs Jean Guichet and Nino Vaccarella cross the finish line first.
HENRY CABOT LODGE RESIGNS AMBASSADOR POST U.S. Ambassador to South Vietnam Henry Cabot Lodge resigns in a bid for the upcoming presidential elections. He is succeeded by Army Chief of Staff Maxwell D. Taylor, who in turn is replaced by General Earle G. Wheeler. President Johnson gives a speech following these governmental changes.
CHILD'S PLAY AT THE NEW YORK WORLD FAIR New York's World Fair is a joy particularly for the youngsters who have their own exhibit at Atomsville, U.S.A. and a lost children's bureau where their parents can be rounded up and returned to them.
CIVIL RIGHTS ACT OF 1964 SIGNED INTO LAW President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Civil Rights Act of 1964 into law then talks about the landmark bill's purpose. The president uses 100 pens to affix his signature then passes these out afterwards to supporters including Martin Luther King.
Date: July 2, 1964 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:02:50:00, With Audio
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