AMATEURS FIGHT IT OUT IN GOLDEN GLOVES MATCH Madison Square Garden sees 20,000 boxing fans on hand to witness the Golden Gloves Tournament of Champions. Amateur boxer Tony Borsellino gets knocked out by Ezra Gooderham during the competition.
LABOR STRIKES CONTINUE IN 1946 Telegraph workers in New York City go on strike picketing outside Western Union buildings. In Detroit the labor picture looks brighter Henry Kaiser and his partner J.W. Frazer reach an agreement with union leaders for the manufacture of their new cars at the former Ford Willow Run bomber plant.
I AM AN AMERICAN DAY 1947 David Sarnoff makes a speech in Central Park New York City as part of a mass citizenship rally. Thousands gather for "I Am An American Day" including soldiers, Native-Americans and children, all pledging their allegiance to America. NYC Mayor William O'Dwyer also makes a speech. PLEASE NOTE: VIDEO & AUDIO OF NEWS ANCHORS & REPORTERS IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR LICENSING
NY NEWSPAPERS & J. KINGSBURY SMITH After a strike is settled, New York papers are back in business. Papers roll off the press and trucks deliver newspapers to stands. J. Kingsbury Smith says: "The long blackout of news has made everyone more conscious than ever of the importance of the newspaper to the public."
GOLDEN GLOVES BOXING 1947 Golden Gloves Boxing at Saint Helena's Gym in the Bronx, New York 1947. Mario Strapponi versus Tony Perillo in the lightweight division. Tony Marino versus Harold Torrence. PLEASE NOTE: VIDEO & AUDIO OF NEWS ANCHORS & REPORTERS IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR LICENSING
MONA LISA LEAVES LOUVRE FOR NATIONAL GALLERY The Mona Lisa leaves the Louvre and sets sail for New York, where the painting is loaded into an air-conditioned truck and transported to the National Gallery. At the unveiling, JFK says: "This painting is the second lady that the people of France has sent to the United States. And though she will not stay with us as long as the Statue of Liberty, our appreciation is equally great."
Date: January 8, 1962 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:03:30:00, With Audio
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