RIOTS AT INCHON PORT - 1 - 1955 The continuing clash between U.S. troops and an angry mob of Koreans protesting against Communist Czech and Polish members of a truce inspection commission continues. Even though the U.S. agrees the commission are little more than communist spies they uphold truce terms and use tear gas to quell the mob.
TEXAS 4-H CLUBS BRING GIFTS TO KOREA - 1955 Citizens in Seoul, Korea parade their thanks to 4-H club members in Texas for much-needed farm gifts of cows, pigs and sheep to help rebuild a ravaged land. President Syngman Rhee also enjoys the 10-gallon hat he's presented with.
MAX BAER, LITTLE LEAGUE UMPIRE - 1955 Sacramento little leaguers get a surprise umpire as Max Baer, former heavyweight champ, arrives with Coach Gene Ray and Sacramento Police Captain Pat Bennet for a pep talk before the game. However, the kids aren't afraid to argue when Baer makes a call they don't agree with but he overrules their objections.
NAVAL ACADEMY GRADUATE DENIED COMMISSION - 1955 Eugene Landy, No. 2 honor graduate of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, attends but is not granted a commission upon graduation because his mother was once a member of the Communist party. Navy Secretary Charles Thomas later overrules the decision and grant Landy his commission.
Date: August 5, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:42:00, With Audio
RIOTS AT INCHON PORT - 1955 Koreans protest against Communist Czech and Polish members of the truce inspection commission. U.S. troops uphold the truce terms guarantee of their safety at Inchon Port, holding off mobs with fire hoses and tear gas.
HURRICANE CONNIE STRIKES EAST - 1955 Hurricane Connie rips north from the Carolinas along the Atlantic seaboard sideswiping New York City with gale winds and torrential rains that bring deadly floods. Driver POV fleeing the storn which makes matchsticks out of houses and lakes out of residential areas.
AMERICAN JETS DELIVERED TO ITALY - 1955 Glamorous Ambassador to Italy Clare Boothe Luce and other Air Force officials arrive in Turin to witness the delivery of American-made F86 jet planes to Italy's Air Force. Even as tensions in Europe decrease wings for NATO are stepped up to keep the peace.
Date: July 25, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:36:00, With Audio
KIDDIE FASHIONS - 1955 Little girls show off the latest fashions while having fun at a carnival and on the runway. Some of the models don't seem to enjoy their work but for the most part the kids take to fashion like a duck to water.
RUSSIANS ON FARMING TOUR OF U.S. - 1955 In Iowa, Russian agricultural experts study corn and hog farming on a typical American farm for possible use back home. Then they are introduced to something that doesn't grow on the farm - ice cream sundaes in an air conditioned soda shop.
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