CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT & JAMES MEREDITH ORDEAL Blacks stage nonviolent sit-ins, and are arrested nevertheless. After a church is burned, MLK says: "When man will seek to destroy the church of God, they had degenerated to a tragic level of inhumanity, sin and evil." U.S. Federal Marshals rally around James Meredith's enrollment at the University of Mississippi.
PIER FIRE AND QUONSET HUTS ON FIRE A fire at a pier in Weehawken, New Jersey blazes across from midtown Manhattan, sending smoke and flames into the sky. Fire-fighters work to put out the fire. A fire in the Palace Heights housing community in Tokyo burns the homes of American service men and their families. Quonset huts are completely consumed by flames. PLEASE NOTE: VIDEO & AUDIO OF NEWS ANCHORS & REPORTERS IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR LICENSING
CONFISCATED SLOT AND PINBALL MACHINES Police officials dump confiscated pinball machines into a large pile at a dump. They take axes to the machines to destroy them. The pile is set on fire. PLEASE NOTE: VIDEO & AUDIO OF NEWS ANCHORS & REPORTERS IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR LICENSING
ELECTION OF POPE PAUL VI The College of Cardinals meets to elect a successor to Pope John XXIII. The conclave takes place in the Sistine Chapel covered with frescoes created by Michaelangelo. Ballots are burned in the traditional stove and the smoke signals the election of Pope Paul VI.
CUBAN MISSILE CRISIS Montage Cuban Missile Crisis. JFK says: "All ships of any kind bound for Cuba from whatever nation and port will, if found to contain cargoes of offensive weapons, be turned back." At a UN emergency council meeting, Adlai Stevenson asks Valerian Zorin if his country is installing missiles in Cuba, punctuated with the famous demand, "Don't wait for the translation, answer 'yes' or 'no'"
FIGHTING THE SO-CAL WILDFIRES A Martin Mars water bomber sits in a lake loading water for dropping on forest fires. Meanwhile a DC-10 drops it's fire retardant payload behind the fire line to prevent it's further spread. On the ground firefighters wrestle a hose towards the fire to hit it directly.
Date: October 25, 2007 - COLOR Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:21:00, No Audio
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