CUBAN EXILES DEMONSTRATE IN WASHINGTON 8,000 Cuban exiles stage a march from the Washington Monument to the Lincoln Memorial to urge the U.S. to act against the Castro Regime in Cuba. At first the demonstration is peaceful but as the last delegates arrives for a meeting of the Organization of American States the crowd advances on the Pan-American building and the police have their hands full. NOTE: Reporter voice-over requires additional clearances.
PRESIDENTIAL HOPEFULS TAKE SPOTLIGHT President Eisenhower admonishes the Senate to set politics aside to complete important legislation, but it will be very difficult to forget the Presidential campaign with Senator Kennedy and Vice-President Nixon sitting in the extra session. NOTE: Reporter voice-over requires additional clearances.
SHOOTING IN CONGRESS Ruthless fanatic violence strikes in the halls of Congress. Three men and a woman believed to be members of the Puerto Rican nationalist gang that attempted to assassinate President Truman in 1950 open fire on Congressmen from the Visitor's Gallery. Five lawmakers are wounded, in an act of violence that shocks the nation.
OAS CONFERENCE OVER CUBAN SANCTIONS The Organization of American States meets at the Pan American Union in Washington D.C. to consider sanctions against Cuba. A brief protest from some 8,000 Cuban exiles threatens the meeting but is soon handled by police.
CIVIL RIGHTS ACT OF 1964 SIGNED INTO LAW President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Civil Rights Act of 1964 into law then talks about the landmark bill's purpose. The president uses 100 pens to affix his signature then passes these out afterwards to supporters including Martin Luther King.
Date: July 2, 1964 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:02:50:00, With Audio
WASHINGTON NAVY YARD MUSEUM During "Navy Week" school children gather at the U.S. Naval Historical Display Center (now the U.S. Navy Yard Museum) to view models of famous fighting ships, a collection of models once owned by JFK and more. Great student POVs looking through a deck gun. PLEASE NOTE: VIDEO & AUDIO OF NEWS ANCHORS & REPORTERS IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR LICENSING.
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