JFK AIRPORT OPENS New York's thirty million dollar International Airport (originally Idlewild, now JFK Airport) building is dedicated, a vast modernistic structure eleven city blocks long, designed to bring airport facilities into the jet age.
HOOVER FETED ON 80TH BIRTHDAY Former President Herbert Hoover comes back to his boyhood home of West Branch, Iowa to celebrate his 80th birthday. The small town is jammed with out-of-towners there to hail the venerable engineer-statesman who is still serving his country.
Date: August 10, 1954 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:00:00, No Audio
ARLINGTON MEMORIAL TO WAR NURSES UNVEILED A memorial statue to Army and Navy nurses is unveiled at Arlington National Cemetery. Frances Rich who sculpted the statue and her mother screen and radio star Irene Rich attend the dedication ceremony.
WWI MONTFAUCON MEMORIAL DEDICATION President Albert LeBrun of France is overcome with emotion during a memorial to the million American troops participating in the Meuse-Argonne offensive of World War One. General John J. Pershing heads the dedication.
NEW YORK SHEA STADIUM GRAND OPENING New York's Shea Stadium sports center opens to the public. The new home to the Mets and Jets is naned after William A. Shea on hand for the ceremonies. Also attending are NYC Mayor Robert F. Wagner, Mets Manager Casey Stengel and the upcoming World Fair's President Robert Moses.
MEMORIAL FOR KENNEDY - HD In Dallas, crowds gather at Dealey Plaza in memory of President John F. Kennedy. In Washington DC, construction begins on the Kennedy Center on the shores of the Potomac. Master in Apple Pro Res 422 HQ 29.97fps 1080p.
Date: 1969 - COLOR Source: HD Length: 00:01:37:00, No Audio
ROOSEVELT CAMPOBELLO PARK DEDICATION First Ladies Lady Bird Johnson and Canada's Maryon Pearson lead the dedication ceremony as FDR's summer home on Campobello Island becomes an international park and memorial. Cut to footage of FDR and the family on vacation at Campobello then Franklin D. Roosevelt Jr. at the dedication.
MONTECASSINO MONASTERY RESTORED The famous Italian Montecassino Monastery founded by St. Benedict in the sixth century lay in ruins following World War II. Finally the monastery is restored to its former beauty and Pope Paul VI rededicates the shrine to the cause of peace. PLEASE NOTE: VIDEO & AUDIO OF NEWS ANCHORS & REPORTERS IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR LICENSING.
PRESIDENT LYNDON DEDICATES RESEARCH LIBRARY President Lyndon Johnson is on hand to dedicate the George C. Marshall Research Library at Virginia Military Institute. Ex-President Dwight D. Eisenhower, Mrs. Marshall and General Omar Bradley also attend the ceremonies.
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