POLES OUST KREMLIN RULE, HUNGARY RIOTS Nationalist uprisings shake Russia's satellite empire in East Europe. Poland successfully ousts Kremlin spokesmen in her government, after days of demonstrations and ominous troop maneuvers. In Hungary, seeking to follow suit, demonstrations give way to armed revolt, and Red army troops, tanks and planes battle in Budapest to stem the insurgents.
FUNERAL FOR JAPAN'S PREMIER YUKO HAMAGUCHI An assassin's bullet hastens the death of Japan's premier Yuko Hamaguchi. An empire bows in sorrow at public services in Hibiya Park, Tokyo in reverence for the aged statesman. Although the Imperial family, royalty, and government officials attended the rites, it was primarily a day of mourning by the common people. 10,000 sorrow stricken followers file by the Bier, in an expression of their devotion.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:01:29:00, No Audio
GERMAN SOLDIERS MARCH ON FOREST OF COMPIEGNE - WW II On June 21, 1940 the Germans march on Compiegne to sign an armistice with France. CU statue of WW I commander, Marshal Foch. CU stone slab (translated from French): "Here, 11 November 1918, succumbed the criminal pride of the German Empire. Vanquished by the free peoples it sought to enslave."
Date: June 21, 1940 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Film: 16P Length: 00:00:16:00, No Audio
PARKER DEFEATS ARTHUR FOR CANADIAN CROWN - 1956 At Toronto's Maple Leaf Gardens, James J. Parker in the dark trunks tangles with Johnny Arthur for the Canadian version of the British Empire Heavyweight Crown. The fighters go twelve rounds before Parker is declared the winner.
Date: January 10, 1956 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:07:00, With Audio
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