TRAVELLING WOODROW WILSON Large crowds gather to see US President Woodrow Wilson as he travels, making 37 speeches in 32 days, while promoting the establishment of the League of Nations. He is seen standing on the platform of a rail caboose, tipping his hat, shaking hands, waving, and seated in an open car with his wife, the First Lady.
SOUNDBITE: ENGLAND IS LOSING THE WAR The Manhattan Centers marquee advertises a meeting of the America First Committee. Inside, crowds in balconies decorated with striped bunting wave pennants; Charles Lindbergh gives a speech in which he states that it is now obvious that England is losing the war.
WINSTON CHURCHILL'S IRON CURTAIN SPEECH Winston Churchill makes his famous Iron Curtain warning speech at Westminster College, in Fulton, Missouri. He states, "From Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic, an iron curtain has descended across the continent."
Date: March 5, 1946 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Film: 16P Length: 00:00:39:00, With Audio
BABE RUTH FAREWELL ADDRESS - 1 Babe Ruth, ill with cancer, greets a packed stadium at a speech now known as his farewell address. He is guided to a microphone by applauding officials. Images of the applauding crowd. CU of child fans, standing and watching.
Date: April 27, 1947 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Film: 16P Length: 00:00:18:00, No Audio
BABE RUTH FAREWELL ADDRESS - 2 Babe Ruth speaking into a microphone, making what is now known as his famous farewell address. Babe Ruth was very ill with cancer in this period. With a rough voice from a damaged throat he says, "There's been so many lovely things said about me, and I'm glad that I've had the opportunity to thank everybody. Thank you."
Date: April 27, 1947 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Film: 16P Length: 00:00:16:00, With Audio
WOODROW WILSON AND PHOTOGRAPHERS Photographers with large hand held cameras take pictures. Outside a large building US President Woodrow Wilson stands on doorstep, notebook in hand, with other men addressing unseen others.
WWII 'SEPARATION DAY' WWII soldiers at a "Separation Center" completing their duty at a ceremony. A group of uniformed soldiers listen to a commander making a speech. Officers saluting and shaking the commanders hand in front of a large, waving, American flag. The soldiers receiving their certificate of completion. The smiling officers happily waving their hats and certificates in the air. Marching soliers leaving with their certificates.
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