NEWS EVENTS OF 1935 & 1936 A montage of top news events for 1935 and 1936 includes FDR winning the 1936 re-election; Greece's King George II being restored to power in their 1935 election; earthquake activity in Helena, Montana and New York City and two very unhappy wagon-pulling lions in Los Angeles, California.
AFTERMATH OF HARLEM RIOTS Harlem, NY store owners begin the hard job of cleaning up after an angry mob riots over rumors that a young boy was beaten and killed by police. Police take agitators to the police station for questioning and possible charges.
DISASTER OF THE SS NORMANDIE - 1935 TO 1942 The French ocean liner SS Normandie, once the toast of New York City as she arrives on her maiden voyage in 1935 comes to a grim end when the giant luxury ship catches fire and sinks in 1942. Salvage crews bring the giant ship up but the SS Normandie's days are over.
CCNY STUDENTS PROTEST FASCISM Students at CCNY hold a protest after learning that college President Frederick Robinson has invited a delegation of students from Italy and expelled students who protested his decision. A two-headed effigy of Robinson and Mussolini is carried about then burned.
MANHATTAN SANDHOGS UNDERGROUND An underground construction crew (aka sandhogs) enter a decompression chamber as they go far below the surface of Manhattan to work on a new midtown tunnel connecting the city with the Jersey Shore.
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