PAUL ANDERSON WINS HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE Weighlifters gather in Germany for the World Championships. It's America's Paul Anderson of Tocoa, Georgia, only 22 years old, who steals the show with an incredible record-shattering performance to win the heavyweight title.
MISS WORLD CONTEST 1961 The "Miss World" contest in London features beauties from 36 nations who parade their charms for the judges, including Bob Hope. Rosemarie Frankland of the United Kingdom took home the crown.
MISS UNIVERSE 1960 The audience watches the Miss Universe Pageant in Miami Beach, Florida. The winner is Miss U.S.A., Linda Bement, who receives the crown from Akiko Kojima, the 1959 Miss Universe. NOTE: Reporter voice-over requires additional clearances.
Date: July 9, 1960 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:25:00, With Audio
HIGH STYLE IN THE DEEP SILVER SPRINGS Something new under the sun--and under the water--a style showing of new miracle fabrics. Pretty models display the new creations in a unique setting--at the bottom of a sun-lit lake. A fashion show that really makes a splash.
HONG KONG RIOTS The British Crown Colony of Hong Kong is rocked by week-long street riots, set off by slogan-chanting Communist youths. They battle police, burn cars and smash windows. Police use tear gas and arrest hundreds.
MISS U.S.A. 1967 "Miss Alabama," Sylvia Louis Hitchcock of Tuscaloosa, a University of Alabama student wins the "Miss USA" crown in Miami Beach. First runner-up: "Miss California." Second runner-up: "Miss Florida." Next step: The "Miss Universe" contest.
KLAN INITIATION RITE Behind the scenes footage from an apparent Klan initiation. CU of the elaborately dressed leader whose costume includes a death's head mask and a royal crown. He ceremoniously touches the shoulders of someone in a white sheet. WS shows group of white-sheeted men sitting in a circle. They rise in unison and bow. Two night shots with hooded men, one shot with a burning cross. Also, a grisly still of a triple lynching.
MISS ARIZONA BECOMES MISS AMERICA The same Atlantic City Hall where the Democratic National Convention took place sees another kind of voting as Miss America is chosen from the five finalists. Miss Arizona's Vonda Kay Van Dyke wins the most votes and the pageant crown.
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