PRESIDENT PLEADS FOR RACE EQUALITY President Eisenhower addresses the Freedom Fulfillment Conference of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, assuring his full support for the goals of the organization, as the N.A.A.C.P. launches the strongest campaign in its history.
UNREST GROWS IN DOMINICAN REPUBLIC The undercurrent of seething unrest in the Dominican Republic is breaking into the open with increasing frequency. In the latest series of demonstrations scores are injured and one student died. Reports have the Trujillo family fleeing to exile.
PROCLAMATION OF THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA Kuomintang troops are taken prisoner marking the end of the Chinese Civil War. Weapons are left standing still and the new flag of the People's Republic of China is raised. Mao Zedong shakes hands with people in the crowd and meets with dignitaries. A brief subliminal message shows just a few frames of an atomic bomb mushroom cloud spliced in with the other images.
Date: October 1, 1949 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Film: 16P Length: 00:00:55:00, No Audio
SOUNDBITE: I HATE WAR On a crowded dais standing behind a podium, US President Franklin D. Roosevelt delivers his I hate war speech in Chautauqua, New York on August 14, 1936: I have seen war. I have seen war on land and sea. I have seen blood running from the wounded. I have seen men coughing out their gassed lungs. I have seen the dead in the mud but that is beyond my power. . . I hate war . . .\"
PRESIDENT KENNEDY ADDRESSES U.N In a major address to the United Nations General Assembly, President John F. Kennedy hails the pause in the Cold War, while taking note of Cuba and Berlin. Then he makes the startling proposal that the United States and the Soviet Union cooperate rather than compete--and together try to put a Man on the Moon.
BARACK OBAMA'S FIRST 100 DAYS President Barack Obama and Vice-President Joe Biden at a press conference with Senator Arlen Specter after he switched from the Republican Party to the Democratic Party. Obama at a town hall meeting giving a speech about his first 100 days in office. The President dances with his wife Michelle at the inaugural ball and meets with foreign political leaders. PLEASE NOTE: VIDEO & AUDIO OF NEWS ANCHORS & REPORTERS IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR LICENSING
Date: April 29, 2009 - COLOR Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:08:00, With Audio
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