PRESIDENT DEDICATES DAM, VISITS WESTERN STATES President Eisenhower dedicates McNary Dam, newest of the Army Engineers, muti-purpose river projects, and flies to Los Angeles to continue his campaign through the west with an appearance at a mammoth Republican rally in the Hollywood Bowl.
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.
FLOODING IN FRANCE The Creuse and Correze Rivers flood causing water to rise and damage to many small villages in South-Central France. Citizens clean up the debris after the disaster. NOTE: Reporter voice-over requires additional clearances.
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.
FREE CHINA MARKS 10 YEARS ON FORMOSA Nationalist China looks back over 10 years on Formosa since Communism overran the mainland, and counts a decade of solid achievement in building the nation's economy in industries such as textiles, agriculture, manufacturing and construction projects.
HYDROFOIL ON VOLGA Russian engineers run a radical craft down the Volga River--no doubt startling the legendary boatman. It runs almost completely out of the water, on hydrofoils, at speeds of 50 m.p.h. Big enough to carry 150 passengers, "The Meteor" is a local sensation. NOTE: Reporter voice-over requires additional clearances.
HUNDREDS DIE AS MALPASSET DAM BURSTS Near Cannes on the French Riviera, the world's thinnest dam proves unequal to the burden of a river swollen by torrential rains. It breaks and a wall of water smashes down the valley of the Reyran River, bringing havoc and desolation. NOTE: SOUND A LITTLE HOT BUT WILL BE CORRECTED ON MASTER ORDERS
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