BRITISH SHIPPING STRIKE For the first time in 55 years, Britain's seamen went out on strike. At least 500 ships and 12,000 of Britain's 65,000 seamen were idled, and the strike had severe effects on Britain's economy. Empty, unloaded ships are shown. Containers are stacked next to ships on empty docks. A (Daily Mirror) newspaper is seen headlined “CALLING SEAMEN.” A man is standing on an elevated platform, talking to a large group of men. He is well dressed wearing a tan or white trench coat, with a dark turtleneck sweater underneath it. He wears glasses. In his right hand are papers and a folder for them. His left hand holds a microphone. His listeners are all men. All are dressed in better clothes than if they were going to work. There is a distribution of younger and older men.
Date: May 16, 1966 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Film: 16P Length: 00:00:55:00, No Audio
TANZANIAN AIR GROUP REVIEWED The country of Tanzania maintains a small air force as a component of its military forces. A caucasian man inspects members of the Air Group. He is accompanied by three African men. The Westerner speaks to the now seated Air Group. A Twin-Engine plane flies overhead, and then lands.
MILITARY CONFRONTATION IN VIETNAM VILLAGE Montage shows the invasion of a Vietnamese town by a heavily armed military force. They are equipped with a tank, jeeps and automatic weapons. After shots are heard, town occupants run in panic. Troops round up the residents. Most are herded into one group, but some run away. Clip Titled: "Rebels Confrontation".
KOSYGIN ON PORT SAID Soviet Chairman Alexey Kosygin speaks to an enthusiastic Egyptian crowd. People run and jostle to get a view of the convoy carrying Koysygin. Later, he participates in a wreath laying ceremony, returning to view the crowd from a balcony above them. Festive atmosphere of the event is demonstrated by confetti being dropped from the balcony where he stands, and by the enthusisam shown on the faces of the watching viewers.
GEORGIA DEMONSTRATORS CLASH WITH POLICE - 1966 Protestors march on the Georgia Capitol and clash with police over their support of black legislator Julian Bond. The Georgia House of Representatives tried to deny Bond a seat over his opposition to the Vietnam War but their decision was later overturned by the U.S. Supreme Court as it violated Bond's freedom of speech.
Date: January 14, 1966 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Film: 16P Length: 00:00:36:00, No Audio
JAZZ PROMOTER GEORGE WEIN ON FESTIVAL CONTROVERSY - 1966 Jazz promoter and producer George Wein addresses community leaders and townspeople of Middletown, Rhode Island after some of them refuse to allow a jazz festival in their town. Mr. Wein is the founder of the Newport Jazz Festival and has been called the most important non-player in jazz history for his role in promoting the music through festivals and concerts.
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