AVIATION NEWS ON LINDBERGHS & MATTERN Charles and Anne Lindbergh take off from Bowery Bay, New York on a flight to Greenland to survey a route across the North Atlantic for the Pan American Airways. Cut to aviator James "Jimmie" Mattern posing before his around the world flight. His mother Mrs. Caroline Mattern talks about the wire she just received from her son during his travels.
TONY BLAIR ADDRESSES HOUSE OF COMMONS The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Tony Blair, addresses the Canadian House of Commons and the Senate praising Canada as a world leader in times of war and peace.
Date: February 22, 2001 - COLOR Source: Video: DV Length: 00:01:10:00, With Audio
KING VICTOR DEDICATES WWI MEMORIAL A lavish Armistice Day ceremony in Brindisi, Italy features King Victor Emmanuel III and Crown Prince Humbert dedicating a huge stone memorial to the Royal Navy's sailors who died in World War I.
FIRST LADY ADDRESSES ILLINOIS WOMEN VOTERS First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt addresses the Illinois League of Women Voters at the Chicago World Fair. In her speech the First Lady calls upon women across the land to aid in the recovery of the country.
AL SMITH MADE HONORARY INDIAN CHIEF Former New York Governor Al Smith is made an honorary Indian Chief by the Winnebago Tribe at the Chicago World Fair. He happily trades his famous brown derby for an indian headdress and there is much laughter over his new Indian name 'Watchgeegeepe Wakezake' meaning Happy Fighter (Warrior).
BALBO & CREW STOP IN IRELAND News updates keep the public informed of the whereabouts of General Italo Balbo and his crew of 24 seaplanes coming from Italy to the United States. The fliers receive a warm welcome when they stop off in Londonderry, Ireland after leaving Amsterdam. Great pilot POV in one of the seaplanes. PLEASE NOTE: VIDEO & AUDIO OF NEWS ANCHORS & REPORTERS IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR LICENSING.
GENERAL BALBO & FLEET REACH AMERICA - 1 Excited crowds gather on land and at sea to cheer General Italo Balbo and his armada of twenty-four seaplanes as they reach their final destination of the World Fair in Chicago, Illinois.
MINIATURE BOOK LIBRARY A Brookline, Massachusetts man owns the largest collection of the world's tiniest books in existence. The miniature size of the 6,000 books is emphasized by how many will fit into a mere teaspoon and a wine glass. Now that's light reading.
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