LBJ IN PLAYFUL MOOD - HD Pres. Lyndon Johnson is in a joking mood as he tells an audience that he intends to sign the G.I. Bill passed by Congress, even though it authorizes hundreds of millions of dollars more than he asked for. He says when Congress passes a bill unanimously, then maybe the president was wrong.
OUTSIDE NATION OF ISLAM CONVENTION - HD Women of the Nation of Islam arrive in a Cadillac for the beginning of a convention in Chicago. A contingent of Chicago policemen is on hand, including a motorcycle cop. Attendees line up outside of an auditorium.
ELIJAH MUHAMMAD SPEAKS - HD Black separatist and Nation of Islam leader, Elijah Muhammad, tells fellow Black Muslims, "I am your flesh and brother. White people are not your brother." (See also, "Ali Attends Nation of Islam Convention.")
REPORTERS CROWD INTO OVAL OFFICE - HD In a crowded Oval Office, reporters gather around Lyndon Johnson's desk for a news conference. Johnson responds to a question about possible escalation of the War in Vietnam.
Date: February 26, 1966 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Film: 16P Length: 00:00:41:00, No Audio
ANTIWAR PROTESTER BLOODIED BY SECRET SERVICE - HD A man identified as James Peck describes being attacked and arrested by Secret Service agents just before Pres. Lyndon Johnson gave a speech. Peck, who ended up with a bloody cut on his face, shouted, "Mr. President, Peace in Vietnam", which led to his ejection and arrest.
Date: February 23, 1966 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Film: 16P Length: 00:00:44:00, With Audio
AUTOMAKERS TESTIFY - HD An auto company executive testifies in front of a Congressional committee looking into new automobile safety standards. He urges Congress to set aside anti-trust rules to allow the industry to develop standards on its own.
Date: April, 1966 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Film: 16P Length: 00:01:02:00, With Audio
PROTOTYPE CARS AT AUTO SHOW - HD It look like a Citroen but it's a Secura, a prototype Italian car built for safety. A model gets inside and demonstrates its flexible steering wheel. At the same auto show a Chrysler Imperial car called the "Mobile Executive" is on display. Inside, sitting in a passenger seat that swivels backwards, a secretary takes dictation from her boss in the driver's seat.
ENGINEERED FOR SAFETY - HD Chrysler's approach to auto safety is shown. Engineers test the effects of crashes. Doors, car seats, locks are redesigned to make them safer. Workers on an assembly line tap cars with mallets to test impact. Cars speed along a modern highway.
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