U.S. DEFIES EAST GERMAN BORDER GUARDS Served with an order by East German authorities that all U.S. personnel must show identification before entering that sector of Berlin, American troops answer with the only language the Reds seem to understand--a show of arms. American soldiers escort civilian cars across the border under heavy guard and defy the East Germans to demand identification cards. Meanwhile, the U.S. Berlin Garrison holds elaborate maneuvers in the shadow of the wall erected two months ago. It's a morale booster for the citizens of West Berlin.
GREECE HONORS THE UNITED STATES In Athens, the Greeks hold a parade and lay wreaths at a memorial to express thanks for the aid they have received from the United States during and after World War II. At the same time, the United Nations holds a meeting to discuss Greeces post-war situation.
Date: March 20, 1947 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:36:00, With Audio
NATIONAL CELEBRITIES GOLF TOURNAMENT U.S. Attorney General Tom C. Clark holds a star-studded golf tournament to raise awareness for youth sports programs. Among the attendees are top military brass General Eisenhower and Admiral Nimitz, golf legends Bobby Jones and Gene Sarazen, boxers Gene Tunney and Jack Dempsey, baseball commissioner Happy Chandler, and actors Bing Crosby and Edward Arnold.
Date: May 19, 1947 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:10:00, With Audio
BRITAIN HOLDS INVASION MANEUVERS Speed and fire-power will count if and when Hitler strikes at England, and British machine-gun battalions pack plenty of both. After checking their vulnerabilities along the coasts, they rush to danger zones in speedy trucks and go into action.
A VISIT TO WASHINGTON, D.C. Dark home movie footage of a family visit to the capital with a pan of the Capital Building atrium, mom walking with her two cheerful young sons down the steps. One of the boys claps while the other holds mom's hand. Also LSs of the capital, the Washington Monument and the Lincoln Memorial.
Date: 1960s - COLOR Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:05:00, No Audio
CURRENCY ON THE PRESS Making money in Fort Worth, TX. The clip opens with exterior shots of a printing facility including three flags waving in the breeze and a modern, pyramid topped building with a CU of the pyramid. Inside is a huge money printing facility. Dollar bills run on a press. CU of the dollars moving. A man holds a stack of sheets of money upright and puts it down. More CUs of money including an inspector's pen and magnifying glass.
Date: 1991 - COLOR Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:02:11:00, No Audio
SMILING KIDS, LOTS OF TEETH In a fifties classroom, children at desks smile happily and show off their teeth. Wonderful CUs of healthy mouths and problem mouths. A uniformed nurse holds a model of teeth and a large toothbrush. Extreme CUs of teeth, braces, gums.
Date: 1950s - COLOR Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:06:00, No Audio
RACISTS GIVE DOLLARS TO KLAN 7The Klan holds a fundraiser at night attended by men in white sheets and other white men, women and at least one child in civilian clothing. CU of a leader in a black hood and robe gesturing as he asks for donations. Various shots of attendees walking up to speaker and handing over cash. CU of a fist holding paper money. A man counts the haul at a table.
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