KING EDWARD VIII ABDICATES HIS THRONE FOR MRS. WALLACE SIMPSON - BROADCAST & MONTAGE Montage of scenes and the famous broadcast of King Edward VIII announcing his abdication of the throne for the woman he loves. A radio station is in a flurry of activity, radio towers carry the speech to radios and citizens line up on the streets to hear the news. A picture of a serene Mrs. Wallace Simpson smiles reassuringly and the Duke and Duchess of York play in a park with their children perhaps still unaware they are the new royal family.
SOUNDBITE: '...LONG TALK WITH HERR HITLER' Upon his return to England, British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain meets the press and gives a statement afternoon I had a long talk with Herr Hitler. It was a frank talk, but it was a friendly one and I feel satisfied now that each of us fully understands what is in the mind of the other.\"
SOUND BITE: ARSENAL OF DEMOCRACY Seated at his desk behind a microphone in the Oval Office, US President Franklin D. Roosevelt says: ...We must be the great arsenal of democracy. For us this is an emergency as serious as war itself
DEWEY AND TRUMAN CAMPAIGN - 1 Images of Harry S. Truman and Thomas E. Dewey campaigning for President in 1948. Dewey making a speech to a large crowd from the back of a train. Dewey gesturing dramatically as he speaks. Heroic, low-angle shots of Truman speaking to crowds. Shot of huge crowd attending a rally. Ordinary Americans of all ages, attending the speeches. Includes excellent images of children, older people and farmer types. Also includes one image of a little boy, in a woman's arms, who is holding an American flag. Dewey and Truman receiving gifts from various cities, including a line of fish and a bunch of flowers. POV shots of the crowd taken from the moving campaign train.
MUSSOLINI IN ROME In front of the Il Vittoriano monument in Piazza Venezia, a huge crowd stands, some waving their caps in the air on the ends of their rifles. A uniformed Benito Mussolini speaks from his balcony to the cheers of those below.
BUILD UP TO 2000 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION Presidential candidates George Bush and Al Gore rally supporters on a whirlwind campaign tour days before the 2000 election.
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Date: November 6, 2000 - COLOR Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:20:00, With Audio
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