FIRST LEG OF IKE'S PEACE MISSION President Dwight D. Eisenhower begins his epic three continent peace tour in Rome. Pelting rains for most of his stay keep crowds to a minimum but the President's visit has considerable impact. In extended consultations with Premier Segni and other leaders, paying homage at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and in audience with the Pope, the President's intensive agenda of consultation and ceremony sets a pattern for the remainder of his historic trip. NOTE: SOUND A LITTLE HOT BUT WILL BE CORRECTED ON MASTER ORDERS
POPE PAUL VISITS HOLYLAND Pope Paul VI boards an Alitalia aircraft for the Holyland, where he is met by Jordan's King Hussein. The Pope visits Jerusalem, Nazareth, and the Sea of Galilee on his historic journey.
Date: January 6, 1964 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:03:45:00, No Audio
POPE OPENS 2ND VATICAN COUNCIL Priests disembark a Pam Am airliner to take part in the Second Vatican Council. A mass gathering of faithful Christians surrounds Pope John XXIII, who opens the Council inside St. Peter's Basilica.
Date: October 11, 1962 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:22:00, No Audio
FIRST POPE TO RIDE IN HELICOPTER Pope Paul VI becomes the first Pontiff to fly in a helicopter as he leaves from his summer residence of Castel Gandolfo. Helicopter passenger POV of the Pope getting into the aircraft.
THIRD SESSION OF VATICAN II BEGINS Pope Paul VI is carried into St. Peter's Basilica of St. Peter's to open the third session of the Second Vatican Ecumenical Council (Vatican II). With 2,500 bishops in attendance the session begins its task. PLEASE NOTE: VIDEO & AUDIO OF NEWS ANCHORS & REPORTERS IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR LICENSING.
MARCHING ACTIVISTS - 1963 MARCH ON WASHINGTON - 4 - HD On August 28, 1963, activists march in Washington D.C. to pressure the government to act more quickly on its civil rights agenda. Note: Mastered currently in DVC PRO HD – 16 x 9 from film. Available in all HD and SD 4:3 formats.
Date: August 28, 1963 - COLOR Source: Film: 16P Length: 00:00:51:00, No Audio
SANTA PRISCA CHURCH IN TAXCO Signs of religion in Taxco, Mexico w/ a variety of shots of the Santa Prisca Church from the city's glory days. There are shots of people walking on narrow walkways around the church, CUs of the church's paintings and a variety of shots of the the bulding's exterior.
Date: 1960s - COLOR Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:12:00, No Audio
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.
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