ECUMENICAL COUNCIL REOPENS Carrying on the work of his predecessor, Pope John XXIII, Pope Paul VI reconvenes the Ecumenical Council with new appeals for unity among Christian faiths. Nearly 3,000 Cardinals, Bishops and other Church dignitaries are joined by 52 observer-delegates representing non-Catholic faiths at the opening session. Along with a search for unity the Pope hopes to bring about reforms within the Church itself.
NYC "BOWL OF RICE" FUNDRAISING DINNER Millions attend "Bowl of Rice" fundraising parties held in 2,000 cities across the U.S. to raise funds for the war relief in China. In New York's China Town guests eat with chopsticks and enjoy a wide variety of entertainments including skilled acrobats, daring jugglers and more.
CUBAN MISSILE CRISIS - 3 Photographers capture Soviet First Deputy Foreign Minister Vasili Kuznetzov entering the United Nations building, where he is called for an emergency meeting of the Security Council over the missile crisis in Cuba. Secretary-General U Thant meets with delegates.
POPE LEADS VATICAN II IN MASS - 1965 His Holiness Pope Paul VI leads the Second Ecumenical Council of the Vatican (Vatican II) in a delivery of Mass recited in Latin. During Vatican II the Pope ratified five ecumenical Council decrees including an historic declaration clearing Jews of collective guilt for the death of Christ.
POPE OPENS 2ND VATICAN COUNCIL Priests disembark a Pam Am airliner to take part in the Second Vatican Council. A mass gathering of faithful Christians surrounds Pope John XXIII, who opens the Council inside St. Peter's Basilica.
Date: October 11, 1962 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:22:00, No Audio
CIVIL DEFENSE NUCLEAR WAR DRILL Two shots of the Portland, Oregon city government meeting beneath a large American flag. Firemen slide down a pole towards the camera, followed by a shot of them racing to fire engines.
TORONTO CITY COUNCIL MEETING - HD Scene from a meeting of the Toronto City Council in City Hall. Councillor Karen Stintz addresses the council. PLEASE NOTE - news reporter audio is for reference only and is not available for licensing purposes. Mastered in Apple Pro Res 422 HQ, available in all forms of HD and SD.
Date: March 5, 2012 - COLOR Source: HD Length: 00:00:34:00, With Audio
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