LBJ SIGNS MEDICARE BILL On July 30, 1965, LBJ signs the Medicare Bill: "There are those alone and suffering who will now hear the sound of some approaching footsteps coming to help." Harry Truman attends.
Date: July 30, 1965 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Film: 16P Length: 00:01:25:00, With Audio
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'"
LBJ "WE WILL STAND IN VIETNAM" ADDRESS On July 28, 1965, LBJ addresses the nation: "I have today ordered to Vietnam the Air Mobile Division and certain other forces which will raise our fighting strength from 75,000 to 125,000 men almost immediately."
Date: July 28, 1965 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Film: 16P Length: 00:01:15:00, With Audio
CONGRESSMEN CHASED OUT OF JERSEY CITY Congressmen Jerry J. O'Connell and John T. Bernard leave Washington D.C. to speak out against Jersey City Mayor Frank Hague and his attacks against critics and the C.I.O. labor union. A crowd of 30,000 greet the congressmen with a massive demonstration showing their support of Mayor Hague.
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