RAINY FOOTBALL BETWEEN GIANTS AND CARDINALS The N.Y. Giants meet the Chicago Cardinals in defiance of the week-end torrents that flooded six states. In a muddy game at the Polo Grounds, photographers take their pictures of the game under the protection of umbrellas.
PRESIDENT SIGNS ST. LAWRENCE SEAWAY BILL As President Eisenhower affixes his signature to the St. Lawrence Seaway bill, the engineering dream--advocated by every President since Harding, takes a major step towards realization. To be built in co-operation with Canada, the Seaway will make deepwater ports out of such cities as Buffalo, Toronto, and eventually Chicago and Duluth.
G.O.P CONVENTION HIGHLIGHTS Interest and excitement mount in Chicago even before the arrival of Vice-President Nixon and the formal opening of the Republican National Convention. New York's Governor Rockefeller, following his 14-point platform agreement with Nixon, dominates the pre-convention spotlight. Although he's ruled himself out as a candidate for either the number 1 or 2 spots, his enthusiasts continue a stirring series of demonstrations. NOTE: Reporter voice-over requires additional clearances.
NEW CARDINALS ELEVATED In the Vatican, Pope John XXIII elevates 8 new Cardinals, two of them Americans, to the Sacred College in solemn consistory rites. Later, in unprecedented ceremonies at which are present the 3 American Cardinals, Cardinal Spellman of New York, Cardinal Meyer of Chicago and Cardinal Muench of North Dakota, a decree is read before the Pope declaring venerable, Mother Seton, who may become the first U.S.-born saint. NOTE: SOUND A LITTLE HOT BUT WILL BE CORRECTED ON MASTER ORDERS
WHITE SOX WIN AMERICAN LEAGUE PENNANT RACE In Cleveland, the Indians face the White Sox in the American League Pennant Race. Chicago wins its first championship since 1919. The players dance and celebrate in the locker room.
GAME ONE OF 1959 WORLD SERIES The World Series comes to Chicago's Comiskey Park for the first time in 40 years in 1959. Over 48,000 fans come to watch the series opener. Managers Al Lopez and Walt Alston shakes hands and the game begins. The hero of the day is Ted Kluszewski with 2 home runs resulting in 5 R.B.I.s and a Chicago win.
Date: October 1, 1959 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:02:06:00, With Audio
BOWLING MAKES SPORTS NEWS In Chicago, 192 top bowlers compete in the World's International Match-Game Championships. And in Wilton Manor, Florida, Don Newport makes history with a 5 day and night kegling marathon, playing a skein of 1,000 games for the new endurance championship. NOTE: SOUND A LITTLE HOT BUT WILL BE CORRECTED ON MASTER ORDERS
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