1964 SUMMER OLYMPICS COMES TO A CLOSE The 1964 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo end with the U.S. winning 36 gold medals and coming in first. Bob Hayes wins the 400-meter relays while Abebe Bikila of Ethiopia repeats his 1960 triumph in the marathon then it's on to closing ceremonies. PLEASE NOTE: VIDEO & AUDIO OF NEWS ANCHORS & REPORTERS IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR LICENSING.
1964 SUMMER OLYMPICS SWIM EVENTS The U.S. and Australia take top honors in swimming events at the 1964 Tokyo Summer Olympics. Don Schollander sets a new record in the men's 100-meter free style while Dawn Fraser wins the woman's race. Jed Graef leads teammates Gary Dilly and Bob Bennett in the 200-meter backstroke. PLEASE NOTE: VIDEO & AUDIO OF NEWS ANCHORS & REPORTERS IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR LICENSING.
NATION SAYS GOODBYE TO HERBERT HOOVER The nation bids a mournful farewell to the once 31st President of the United States Herbert C. Hoover. He lies in State in the Capitol Rotunda in Washington D.C. and is later laid to rest in the town of his youth at West Branch, Iowa. PLEASE NOTE: VIDEO & AUDIO OF NEWS ANCHORS & REPORTERS IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR LICENSING.
Date: October 20, 1964 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:17:00, With Audio
AUSTRALIA WINS THE DAVIS CUP IN TENNIS Australia's Roy Emerson and Chuck McKinley of the United States duel for the Davis Cup but the Aussie wins the tennis prize. Great CU of the coveted sports trophy. PLEASE NOTE: VIDEO & AUDIO OF NEWS ANCHORS & REPORTERS IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR LICENSING.
JOHN H. GLENN PROMOTED TO MARINE COLONEL The successful 1962 moon flight of Lt. Colonel John H. Glenn, Jr. is recalled then cut to the White House where President Johnson is now promoting Glenn to a full
Marine Colonel. PLEASE NOTE: VIDEO & AUDIO OF NEWS ANCHORS & REPORTERS IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR LICENSING.
FIRST NONSTOP FLIGHT ACROSS USA First nonstop flight across the country. A modified commercial transport plane is brought out and gassed up. The pilot puts on his parachute. The propellor is spun, and the heavy plane takes off. A line crosses a map of the United States, and the plan lands in San Diego. A crowd greets them and cheer
EARLY US AIRMAIL SERVICE Inauguration of US Airmail Service. Woodrow Wilson and the first lady send the first air letter to the postmaster of New York City. An Airmail truck, a pilot writes on the wing, the president shows the letter, putting mail in a sack, Wilson shakes hands with the pilot, the sacks are put in the plane, the pilot climbs in, the plane takes off.
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