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.
WILLIAM GREEN CALLS FOR SHORTER WORK WEEK American Federation of Labor President William Green calls for a 30-hour work week during a San Francisco convention. His proposal is met with enthusiasm from the crowd.
HOWARD HUGHES RECEIVES HOMECOMING WELCOME The Hughes Tool Company in Houston, Texas closes for the day in honor of its owner Howard Hughes homecoming. Hughes is greeted with enthusiasm over his record-breaking flight around the world but is slightly uncomfortable with the attention.
1938 ANSCHLUSS (UNION) OF AUSTRIA & GERMANY German troops sweep into Austria during her March 1938 annexation into Greater Germany by the Nazi regime. Dr. Arthur Seyss-Inquart becomes the new Chancellor of Austria as Kurt von Schuschnigg resigns and is imprisoned in Vienna's Belvedere Castle. The Anschluss (Union) is soon completed and crowds everywhere welcome Hitler and his armies with great enthusiasm.
PRESIDENT WILSON IN PARIS US President Wilson, in a horse-drawn carriage, is driven through the Arc de Triomphe and down the Champs Elysees behind a mounted escort. Enthusiastic crowds of onlookers watch. A sign \"Vive Wilson\" is strung across a Paris street.
"WE'RE GONNA GO, GO, GO, GO!" SOUND BITE Knute Rockne, the legendary Notre Dame football coach, gives his Fighting Irish team an enthusiastic pep talk in the locker room during halftime. "We're going inside them! We're going outside them! Inside them, outside them! . . . We're gonna go, go, go, go! And we aren't gonna to stop until we go over that goal line! And don't forget, men — today's the day we're gonna win! . . . "
U.S. WWI TROOPS PARADE OVERSEAS Enthusiastic French crowds, many waving hats, greet newly arrived American soldiers as they march in formation on a city street. A military officer salutes and is greeted by civilians as he steps out of a car.
KIDS PLAY BASEBALL WITH THE TORONTO BLUE JAYS Members of the Toronto Blue Jays coach kids playing in the Rookie League program at a pro stadium. One little boy makes it safely to base and another makes it in to home while baseball players laugh and enjoy the childrens' enthusiasm for the game.
Date: August 23, 1995 - COLOR Source: Video: DV Length: 00:00:30:00, No Audio
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