CAPTAIN BOYD & TURTLE TAKE OFF FOR HAITI Captain J. Errol Boyd and two companions get ready to take off from Floyd Bennett Field, N.Y. for a record non-stop flight to Port au Prince, Haiti. Captain Boyd's young daughter sends along her turtle to keep him company.
"AMERICAN NURSE" FLIGHT CREW DISAPPEARS - 1932 Itís the last time Danish pilot William Ulbrich, Dr. Leon Pisculli, Edna Newcomer and woodchuck Tailwind are seen as they board their plane "American Nurse" from Floyd Bennett Field, N. Y. to Rome. The trioís intent is study the effects of fatigue and carbon monoxide gas as possible causes of transatlantic flight crashes. Ironically their plane disappears before they reach Italy joining the ranks of unsolved mysteries.
TRAGIC LAST FLIGHT OF AVIATOR General Francesco de Pinedo takes off from Floyd Bennett Field, N.Y. for a non-stop flight to Baghdad. Tragedy strikes when the plane crashes on the runway then erupts into a column of flame killing the aviator.
FLOYD B. MCKISSICK ON ADAM CLAYTON POWELL - 1967 Civil rights leader Floyd B. McKissick on the Adam Clayton Powell scandal: "I think once again, we have shown the tremendous amount of racism that exits in this country, and we see it existing now in Congress."
Date: January 10, 1967 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Film: 16P Length: 00:00:52:00, With Audio
FLOYD B. MCKISSICK ON BLACK SOLIDARITY - 1967 Civil rights leader Floyd B. McKissick: "We have a democratic party and we have a republican party, and we have black people in each of these parties. And, quite often, our political strength within each of these parties is not sufficiently strong enough to bring about the meaningful changes that will affect masses of black epople throughout the country."
Date: January 16, 1967 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Film: 16P Length: 00:00:54:00, With Audio
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