GENERAL STRIKE DECLARED IN BELGIUM Union workers from transportation, mail, and other services declare a general strike to protest the Belgian government's austerity measures. Also called the Strike of the Century, the strike will last through the winter of 1961.
Date: December 20, 1960 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:46:00, With Audio
FORMOSA SENDS FOOD PARCELS TO MAINLAND CHINA Workers in Taiwan (Formosa) prepare care packages and food parcels to be sent to famine-stricken mainland China. They enclose pictures of Chiang Kai-shek as part of the ongoing propaganda war between Nationalist and Communist China.
Date: February 20, 1961 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:46:00, With Audio
DOCK WORKERS PICKET QUEEN MARY - HD On a snowy day in Manhattan, longshoremen walk a picket line which delays the departure of the ocean liner, Queen Mary. Pro-Vietnam War union members refuse to work on the ship of any country whose ships bring cargo to North Vietnam.
Date: February 25, 1966 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Film: 16P Length: 00:00:46:00, No Audio
PLANE CRASH IN IRELAND Rescue workers search through the wreckage in the Shannon River estuary for survivors of a downed planed that took off from Shannon Airport. All of the passengers, German farmers en route to the United States for a tour, perished in the crash.
Date: September 11, 1961 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:52:00, With Audio
ABERFAN DISASTER Tragedy rocks Wales when a coal slag avalanche buries a section of the village Aberfan, resulting in 200 deaths, most of them children. Rescue workers look for survivors and miners clear out the rubble. Prince Philip arrives to talk to rescue officials.
Date: October 24, 1966 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:07:00, No Audio
CHOLERA EPIDEMIC STRIKES HONG KONG Citizens of Hong Kong quickly react to a deadly outbreak of cholera by tightening up sanitation measures. Shop keepers sweep the streets and combat flies while United Nations aid workers bring in supplies of a vaccine. Refugees from mainland China line up for vaccinations.
Date: August 28, 1961 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:10:00, With Audio
FISHERMEN AT WORK ON NEWFOUNDLAND SHORE In Newfoundland, fishermen capture scores of capelin fish with nets as the fish wash up on the shore to spawn. The fishermen have to stay ahead of the codfish which feed on capelin.
Date: September 4, 1961 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:59:00, With Audio
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