SAMMAMISH SLOUGH OUTBOARD CLASSIC Famed far and wide as the world's most crooked race, the Sammamish Slough Outboard classic pits 30 of the best boat racing skippers in a thrilling speed dash along the narrow, twisting inland waterway stretching out from Lake Washington, Seattle.
ROCK BLAST IN BRISTOL VIRGINIA The world's largest commercial blast to date in Bristol, Virginia of more than 420 tons of explosives, sends a gigantic cascade of rock crashing into the valley near South Holston Dam. The huge blast lifts the entire top of the mountain.
JFK SPEAKS AT MONA LISA UNVEILING - HD Dignitaries and special guest attend the unveiling of the Mona Lisa. JFK says: "This painting is the second lady that the people of France has sent to the United States. And though she will not stay with us as long as the Statue of Liberty, our appreciation is equally great." Note: Mastered currently in DVC PRO HD – 16 x 9 from film. Available in all HD and SD 4:3 formats.
Date: January 8, 1962 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Film: 16P Length: 00:00:49:00, With Audio
JFK SPEAKS AT MONA LISA UNVEILING - 2 - HD JFK speaks at the Mona Lisa's unveiling ceremony at the National Gallery of Art: "We here tonight...come to pay homage to this great creation of the civilization which we share." Note: Mastered currently in DVC PRO HD – 16 x 9 from film. Available in all HD and SD 4:3 formats.
Date: January 8, 1962 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Film: 16P Length: 00:00:22:00, With Audio
GENERAL PERSHING'S FUNERAL General John J. Pershing, commander of the AEF in World War I, is given a hero's burial at Arlington National Cemetery. The nation mourns the great war-time leader, whose passing at 87 ended a great career. The impressive funeral procession is witnessed by thousands on route from the Capital.
SECRETARY OF STATE GEORGE MARSHALL Secretary of State George Marshall leaves by plane for the important U.N. meeting in Paris. Prior to departure, he receives the Variety Club's International Humanitarian Award for his efforts on behalf of world peace. At the airport, Secretary of the Treasury Snyder and elder statesmen Bernard Baruch wish him luck.
OBITUARY FOR FOLKE BERNADOTTE The world mourns Count Folke Bernadotte, slain by terrorists in Palestine where the famed U.N. mediator sought permanent peace. In Paris, a
special session of the United Nations hears a eulogy by Britain's Sir Alexander Cadogan.
CERDAN VERSUS ZALE WORLD MIDDLEWEIGHT BOUT The 1948 World Middleweight Title Bout between Marcel Cerdan and Tony Zale at the Roosevelt Stadium in Jersey City, New Jersey. Cerdan's knockdown of Zale in the 11th round in slow motion.
RICHARD JOHNSON BREAKS SPEED RECORD Air Force Major Richard Johnson prepares to fly a new F86 jet fighter in California. The fighter peels off and makes a speed run, breaking the world speed record at 671 miles per hour.
JOE LOUIS AND JOE WALCOTT IN TRAINING Joe Louis, the Brown Bomber, grimly wades through his training chores in Pompton Lakes, N.J. as he prepares to defend his world title against Walcott. Meanwhile, Jersey Joe Walcott prepares in Greenlock, N.J. for the return match, intent on tilting the crown from Joe Louis this time, for keeps.
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