ST. LAWRENCE POWER PROJECT The St. Lawrence power project--a 600,000,000 undertaking designed to harness the mighty waterway and turn its energy into abundant cheap electricity for much of New York State and a stretch of Ontario--gets underway at ground-breaking ceremonies in Massena, N.Y. attended by Governor Dewey.
POPE PIUS XII The eighteenth anniversary of Pius XII's elevation to the Papal throne, and the 81st birthday of the Pontiff, are celebrated with solemn ceremonies in the Basilica of St. Peter's. Beautiful interiors and close ups of the Pope.
EISENHOWER AND ST. LAURENT GOLFING Good neighbors golf at Augusta's National Golf Club. President Eisenhower is joined by Canadian Prime Minister St. Laurent for a friendly round on the links. Team score--even.
POPE OPENS 2ND VATICAN COUNCIL Priests disembark a Pam Am airliner to take part in the Second Vatican Council. A mass gathering of faithful Christians surrounds Pope John XXIII, who opens the Council inside St. Peter's Basilica.
Date: October 11, 1962 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:22:00, No Audio
LOU RAWLS SINGS ST. LOUIS BLUES Lou Rawls descends a stairway into a cellar nightclub and sings St. Louis Blues. The nightclub is decorated with a variety of masks and populated with eclectically wardrobed dancers of varying ability. Kitschy production, good song.
Date: 1960s - COLOR Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:02:27:00, No Audio
FUNERAL FOR GENERAL DOUGLAS MACARTHUR The late General Douglas MacArthur is buried in Norfolk, Virginia. His body is first carried to Saint Paul's Church then later transported to its final resting place at the MacArthur Memorial. U.S. Attorney General Robert Kennedy and other officials pay their last respects.
Date: April 5, 1964 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:32:00, With Audio
MONTECASSINO MONASTERY RESTORED The famous Italian Montecassino Monastery founded by St. Benedict in the sixth century lay in ruins following World War II. Finally the monastery is restored to its former beauty and Pope Paul VI rededicates the shrine to the cause of peace. PLEASE NOTE: VIDEO & AUDIO OF NEWS ANCHORS & REPORTERS IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR LICENSING.
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