SHELL OF EARLIEST COMET CAR An oddity in the news, the compact, rear-engine "Comet" car tested on Hollywood streets before its shell is complete. NOTE: Reporter voice-over requires additional clearances.
ALGERIAN CRISIS Algiers remains in a state of siege with thousands of insurgents behind street barricades in the heart of the city and Army forces passive--their ultimate loyalty in doubt. De Gaulle secures his position by arresting rightists in France itself, and while both sides, and the world, await the next move in this major test of the Fifth Republic's authority. NOTE: Reporter voice-over requires additional clearances.
IKE VISITS BRAZIL President Eisenhower carries his historic peace crusade into Latin-America, arriving in the modernistic Capital city of Brazil, Brasilia, still under construction, to be greeted by President Kubitschek, and receive the acclaim of thousands in the strange wilderness city. NOTE: Reporter voice-over requires additional clearances.
ITALY'S FASHION WAR ON PARIS Italy's high fashion general staff declares war on Paris' style supremacy, revealing a dazzling collection for 1961, assembled from the lines of top Italian designers, and breath-takingly showcased against the classic landmarks of the Eternal City. NOTE: Reporter voice-over requires additional clearances.
GLENN CUNNINGHAM WINS THE WANAMAKER MILE A back and forth battle between Jean Venzke and Glenn Cunningham ends with Cunningham winning the Wanamaker Mile for the second year in a row at the Millrose Games.
IKE IN TURKEY - 2 Ankara is a city in festive array as Ike receives warm demonstrations of friendship at the airport and throughout the streets. NOTE: Reporter voice-over requires additional clearances.
Date: December 7, 1959 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:54:00, With Audio
LA GUARDIA'S ANTI-GAMBLING CAMPAIGN Mayor La Guardia smashes slot machines as part of an anti-gambling campaign in New York City. He and a group of city workers throw the machines off a boat into the river.
BRITISH ELECTIONS A landslide victory for Harold Macmillan's Conservatives is the surprise outcome of British elections, plus remarkable new strength shown by the Liberal party, and a heavy blow to the strength and prestige of Labour. Record numbers of Britons go to the polls.
BILLY CANON RECEIVES HEISMAN TROPHY At ceremonies in New York City, Vice-President Nixon presents the Heisman Trophy to America's top collegiate football player of the year, L.S.U.'s Billy Cannon. NOTE: Reporter voice-over requires additional clearances.
KANSAS CITY GASOLINE BLAST In Kansas City, Kansas, firemen in a desperate 6-hour battle with a raging gasoline fire that starts at a bulk service station, and touches off huge storage tanks, sending flames hundreds of feet in the air and rocking the city. Blazing gasoline deluges firefighters. NOTE: Reporter voice-over requires additional clearances.
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