MID-AIR EXPLOSION NEAR DENVER KILLS 44 - 1955 A mid-air explosion rips a United Air Lines four-engined DC-6B airliner apart killing all 44 on board near Denver. At the scene of the crash investigators remove bodies and search through the twisted wreckage for clues to the disaster.
Date: November 1, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:37:00, With Audio
FLOODS HIT NORTH AMERICA & VANCOUVER - 1955 Flood waters take their toll on lives and property throughout the Pacific Northwest. Parts of Canada, particularly Vancouver, are hardest hit by savage flash floods brought on by heavy rains where paved streets now resemble dried river beds littered with rocks and debris.
PRESIDENT RECEIVES GIFT TRACTOR - 1955 As President Dwight D. Eisenhower surveys his Gettysburg farm, he gets a pleasant surprise -spokesmen for three farm groups present him with a $4,000 tractor. The President is delighted and thanks everyone for the gift.
Date: November 30, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:32:00, With Audio
PRESIDENT EISENHOWER AT GOP BREAKFAST - 1955 President Eisenhower attends a Denver, Colorado breakfasts with 48 Republican State Chairmen. Everyone is greeted then the politicians all sit down to a hearty breakfast while the question on everyone's mind is: "Will Ike run for President again?"
Date: September 10, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:36:00, With Audio
BIG FOUR FOREIGN MINISTERS' CONFERENCE - 1955 World leaders arrive in Geneva for the Big Four Foreign Ministers' Conference with high hopes but the mood soon darkens when U.S. Secretary of State John Foster Dulles charges Russia with fomenting Middle East conflict through arms sales to Egypt, and progress towards German unification is stymied in the struggle between East and West.
Date: October 29, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:59:00, No Audio
UNITED NATIONS 10TH ANNIVERSARY - 1955 More than 260 delegates converge on San Francisco, the birthplace of the United Nations, for ceremonies commemorating the U.N.'s 10th anniversary. President Eisenhower gives a keynote address at the ceremony.
Date: June 24, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:47:00, No Audio
HAIPHONG EVACUATIONS VIA U.S. LST'S - 1955 Refugees are evacuated via U.S. LST ships as communist troops poise on the outskirts of Haiphong ready to take over the city as the French end their 75-year rule there.
Date: May, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:32:00, No Audio
CHINA FREE'S FOUR U.S. AIRMEN - 1955 Four U.S. airmen reunite with loved ones in Hawaii after being imprisoned in communist China for the last three years. The airmen endured torture, solitary confinement and brainwashing attempts during their captivitiy.
Date: June 1, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:15:00, No Audio
U.S. & AUSTRALIA PLAN PACIFIC DEFENSE - 1955 Australian Prime Minister Robert Gordon Menzies arrives for talks with President Eisenhower and Secretary of State John Foster Dulles on top-level plans for defense of the Pacific area.
Date: March 14, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:42:00, No Audio
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