POST WAR LONDON Members of the Canadian Red Cross Corps visit post-war London. Landmarks seen include St. Pauls Cathedral, the Parliament buildings from Westminster bridge, and the Queen Victoria Monument; also seen are corps members feeding pigeons, entering a tube station, a blast-damaged building and a building on Burlington Gardens.
Date: 1950s - COLOR Source: Film: 16P Length: 00:00:30:00, With Audio
IDYLLIC AMERICAN TOWN Images of an idyllic, 1950's, American town. Pedestrians walking in the town's square. The church's steeple. Large homes. Neighbors greeting one another. One woman adores another woman's baby. Old folks sit on their porch talking to people passing by. A kindly policeman holds a woman's children.
POPE JOHN RECEIVES PEACE PRIZE At St. Peter's Basilica, a ceremony without precedent in Vatican circles. Pope John XXIII becomes the first Pontiff to receive a prize for peace--the Balzan Prize, worth 230,000. He immediately announced he would use the money to set up a foundation to work for international peace.
POPE PAUL VI - WORLD HAILS NEW PONTIFF Crowds in Saint Peter's Square wait prayerfully for the puff of white smoke that announces a new Pope has been elected. Giovanni Battista Cardinal Montini becomes the 262nd Supreme Pontiff of half a billion Roman Catholics. He takes the name of Pope Paul the VI and pledges to carry on the work of Pope John XXIII, who pledged the Church to taking an active role in world affairs.
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