OLYMPIC WEIGHTLIFTING TRYOUTS Olympic weight-lifting hopefuls try out for a berth on the team at the World Fair Pavilion in New York City. Tony Garcy, Louis Riecke and Norbert Schemansky all make it in.
ROOSEVELT CAMPOBELLO PARK DEDICATION First Ladies Lady Bird Johnson and Canada's Maryon Pearson lead the dedication ceremony as FDR's summer home on Campobello Island becomes an international park and memorial. Cut to footage of FDR and the family on vacation at Campobello then Franklin D. Roosevelt Jr. at the dedication.
DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION 1964 Atlantic City, New Jersey hosts the Democratic National Convention. LBJ is the choice for the Democrats but speculation as to the vice president candidacy is a closely guarded secret while hopefuls arrive at the convention and LBJ talks to the press at the White House. Senator John 0. Pastore of Rhode Island delivers the convention keynote address.
REVIEW OF 1960 SUMMER OLYMPICS The 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, Italy sees the U.S. taking Gold medals in diving and track events. Bob Webster and Gary Tobian taking Gold in diving while Lee Calhoun, Otis Davis, Wilma Rudolph and Don Bragg place first in track events.
HURRICANE DORA AFTERMATH Hurricane Dora cuts across Florida and Georgia destroying beachfront properties and leaving more than 200,000,000 in damages. President Johnson POV of the storm's aftermath from his jet as he flies to Jacksonville Beach.
FINAL U.S. OLYMPIC TRIALS FOR ATHLETICS Final trials for the upcoming U.S. Olympics in Los Angeles see Bob Hayes tie the American record in the 100-meter dash while new world records are set by Ralph Boston in the broad jump and Rex Cawley in the 400-meter event. PLEASE NOTE: VIDEO & AUDIO OF NEWS ANCHORS & REPORTERS IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR LICENSING.
N.H. SEES FIRST LEGALIZED SWEEPSTAKES RACE Salem, New Hampshire holds the first legalized sweepstakes race raising 2 million for the state's educational system. "Roman Brother" makes six lucky ticket holders very happy as he comes in first.
MISS ARIZONA BECOMES MISS AMERICA The same Atlantic City Hall where the Democratic National Convention took place sees another kind of voting as Miss America is chosen from the five finalists. Miss Arizona's Vonda Kay Van Dyke wins the most votes and the pageant crown.
THIRD SESSION OF VATICAN II BEGINS Pope Paul VI is carried into St. Peter's Basilica of St. Peter's to open the third session of the Second Vatican Ecumenical Council (Vatican II). With 2,500 bishops in attendance the session begins its task. PLEASE NOTE: VIDEO & AUDIO OF NEWS ANCHORS & REPORTERS IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR LICENSING.
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