JFK DELIVERS SPEECH AT UNITED NATIONS - 1 President Kennedy delivers a speech to the United Nations General Assembly. He speaks of Dag Hammarskjold's legacy as Secretary-General and pledges to keep West Berlin a free, democratic city.
Date: September 25, 1961 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:17:00, With Audio
ARCHBISHOP OF CANTERBURY ARRIVES IN ROME The Archbishop of Canterbury, Geoffrey Fisher, arrives in Rome to meet with Pope John XXIII for a private audience in Vatican City. Their meeting marks the first time an Archbishop of Canterbury has met with a Pope since the reign of King Henry VIII.
Date: December 2, 1960 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:42:00, With Audio
SNOWSTORM SHUTS DOWN NYC - 1 A massive snowstorm blankets the Northeastern states in the U.S., leaving a record eighteen inches of snow in New York City. Mayor Wagner shuts down all non-essential traffic and pedestrians struggle against high winds and snow-covered sidewalks. Emergency vehicles clear roads and fire fighters work to restore functionality to frozen water hoses and fire hydrants.
Date: February 6, 1961 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:01:00, With Audio
LBJ VISITS WEST BERLIN West Berliners come out to greet Vice-President Lyndon B. Johnson in the wake of East Germany's move to close the border between East and West Berlin. LBJ gives a speech on the steps of City Hall pledging America's support of West Berlin.
Date: August 21, 1961 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:02:00, With Audio
NEW YORK CITY TESTS SNOW REMOVAL MACHINE New Yorkers get a taste of winter on a hot August day when municipal services test a snow removal machine under the supervision of Mayor Wagner. Children delight in the unseasonal snow fall. The hot water furnace in the truck melts the snow quickly.
Date: August 28, 1961 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:56:00, With Audio
MOBILE SUPERMARKETS SELL FOOD IN MEXICO CITY Families in Mexico City are able to afford basic nutrition at farm prices thanks to a government program that sends out supermarket trucks around the city. Containers of staples like rice, beans, and flour sell for a peso each.
Date: September 4, 1961 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:54:00, With Audio
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