EVERYONE DOES THE TWIST People of all ages take part in a 1950s Twist dance contest. The twist craze catches on and now everyone from secretaries to traffic cops can't help shaking their hips, even during work
Date: 1950s - BLACK/WHITE Source: Shot on Film, Exists on BetaSP Length: 00:00:50:00, No Audio
U.N. CONVENES IN SAN FRANCISCO Various world leaders and diplomats arrive at the convening of the United Nations in San Francisco as guards hold back the gawking crowd. Included are British Prime Minister Anthony Eden, South African Premier Jan Smuts, Machenzie King of Canada, Soviet Foreign Commisar Molotov, French and Saudi delegations and Senator Connelly. U.S. Secretary of State Edward R. Stettinius opens the session: The conference of the United Nations on international organization is now convened. President Harry Truman addresses the delegates in an abbreviated clip.
DISPUTE IN MOROCCO Thousands of Arab tribesmen protest the French appointment of a new Sultan and spiritual leader in Morocco, and ask the help of Spain in spiritual secession from his leadership. Promised support by Franco is an omen of new troubles in North Africa.
MILITARY PATROLS FRENCH AFRICA BUILDING - HD The military patrols a governmental building in an unidentified French-African colony. Note: HD master from film. Available in all HD & SD formats. Film available for 2K, 4K and 6K scans.
AFRICAN-AMERICAN WWI SOLDIERS - HD A rare scene from WWI: a company of African-American enjoy a moment of relaxation on the deck of a troopship as the AEF sails to France. Assigned to segregated units of the AEF, several units of black soldiers also served under French command. Master in Apple Pro Res 422 HQ 29.97fps 1080p. Original tints preserved.
A CAMERAMAN ON HER HEAD In Togo, West Africa, a man with a camera sits in a bowl balanced on top of a woman's head. It's a shot set up for a travelogue's opening titles. Also, a sign in French promotes Togo.
Date: 1990s - COLOR Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:18:00, No Audio
ADAM CLAYTON POWELL ON BEING A SCAPEGOAT - 1967 Following allegations of misconduct, the House Democratic Caucus stripped Congressman Adam Clayton Powell of his committee chairmanship. In response, Powell says: "You know what I am? I am the Black Dreyfus of America...They looked for a scapegoat and they picked the highest ranking Jew in the French armed forces. But, he was later exonerated!"
Date: January 9, 1967 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Film: 16P Length: 00:00:29:00, With Audio
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