U.N. ASSEMBLY OPENS The 18th session of the United Nations General Assembly opens on a note of optimism as representatives of 111 member nations meet to elect a new President for the coming year. The optimism is based on the nuclear test ban treaty and Dr. Carlos Sosa Rodriquez of Venezuela receives all of the votes cast and takes over as Assembly President.
POPE PIUS XII The eighteenth anniversary of Pius XII's elevation to the Papal throne, and the 81st birthday of the Pontiff, are celebrated with solemn ceremonies in the Basilica of St. Peter's. Beautiful interiors and close ups of the Pope.
PROHIBITION CRACKDOWN - 1 Two men pouring alcohol from huge vats and one man shooting holes in alcohol barrels during Prohibition-era crackdowns. Alcohol pours onto the floor and spouts from the kegs. Heavy smoke suggests fire or a fierce battle. Shooting images could also be used as a shoot-out.
ANTI-PROHIBITION MARCH - 1 Images of anti-Prohibition marches. High angle shots of huge crowds watching in parade-like, organized marches. 1920's New York mayor Jimmy Walker walking and smiling. Anti-Prohibition protesters riding in cars. People marching with banners, reading, "BEER FOR TAXATION."
PROHIBITION OFFICIALS SEIZING LIQUOR Prohibition-era US customs officials arresting alcohol smugglers on a boat. The officials moving the men off the boat. The arrested men, walking up the gangway, hiding their faces with their coats. Officials unloading liquor cargo. Men holding seized liquor, including obscure liquor bottles and one package of "KING'S RANSOM" whiskey.
1920S SPEAKEASY & PROHIBITION IMAGES Outrageous 1920's nightclub celebrity "Texas" Guinam entartains at a speakeasy. On stage, she leads the crowd in "California Here I Come" and "I Used To Love You But It's All Over Now." Image of two men smashing a wooden beer barrel during the Prohibition era.
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