OLYMPICS OPENING CEREMONY - 2 An hour long ceremony filled with color and pageantry marks the opening of the 1960 Olympics at Squaw Valley, California. Two thousand doves of peace are released and Andrea Meade Lawrence carries the Olympic torch down the slopes and passes it to Ken Henry who ignited the Olympic Flame. NOTE: Reporter voice-over requires additional clearances.
Date: February 18, 1960 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:45:00, With Audio
U.S. HOCKEY TEAMS WINS OLYMPIC GOLD The U.S. hockey sextet scores a stirring come-back to defeat Czechoslovakia anD win the U.S.'s first hockey gold medal in the history of the winter games. NOTE: Reporter voice-over requires additional clearances.
WINTER OLYMPICS' FINALE At Squaw Valley, the VIII Winter Olympics end with a blaze of drama and excitement. The moving ceremonies of extinguishing the Olympic flame and lowering the flag bring to a dramatic conclusion the greatest of winter sports festivals. NOTE: Reporter voice-over requires additional clearances.
Date: February 28, 1960 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:56:00, With Audio
OLYMPIC SKI JUMPING East German skier Helmut Recknagle wins the 80 meter ski jump on the last day of the 1960 Winter Olympics in Squaw Valley, CA. NOTE: Reporter voice-over requires additional clearances.
CAROL HEISS BRINGS U.S. FIRST OLYMPIC GOLD MEDAL At Squaw Valley, California, 20-year-old Carol Heiss of Queens, New York, give a superb performance in the figure skating event, triumphing with a wide margin to bring America its first Gold Medal in the 1960 International Contest. NOTE: Reporter voice-over requires additional clearances.
EAST GAINS POLO TITLE FROM WEST The East takes back their winning title from the West in a no-holds barred polo game for the season close. Afterwards the team of Michael Phipps, James Mills, Winston Guest, and William Post celebrate by drinking from the cup they've won.
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