WASHINGTON D.C. DEMONSTRATION Violence at the Pentagon, more than six-hundred people arrested, and the general feeling that everyone lost are the parts and sum of a two-day anti-Vietnam-War demonstration in the nation's capital.
U.S. CELEBRATES MEMORIAL DAY President Roosevelt leads the nation in Memorial Day celebrations on the Gettysburg Battlefield. In Washington French airmen Paul Codos and Captain Maurice Rossi lay a wreath on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. New York City observes the day with a huge parade along Riverside Drive.
FUNERAL FOR MEN KILLED IN STRIKE BATTLE Thousands gather in Chicago for the funeral rites of several men killed during a clash between steel mill strikers and police later dubbed the Memorial Day Massacre.
RALLY RECALLS 1953 GERMAN REVOLT More than 200 memorial services recall the day in 1953 when Germans in the Soviet Sector attempted to revolt and were defeated by Soviet tanks and guns. Vice-Chancellor Erhard and Mayor Brandt lead 75,000 people in a rally before the town hall as a Freedom Torch is lit.
WWII JUNO BEACH MUSEUM A museum dedicated to the WWII canadian invasion of Juno Beach is inaugurated in France. Decorated war veterans stand in silence and salute as bagpipers play. D-Day veteran speaks to the gathering. Vintage black and white WWII film footage of the D-Day invasion. Canadian prime Minister Jean Chretien and Ontario Premiere Ernie Eves speaks to the crowd about the sacrifice of war heroes. A helicopter drops thousands of poppies on the crowd. A WWII Spitfire fighter flies over head.
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Date: June 3, 2003 - COLOR Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:58:00, With Audio
MEMORIAL DAY - BUSH President George Bush carries a floral wreath during a ceremony, then sits to sign a new law. PLEASE NOTE: ALL VIDEO & AUDIO OF NEWS ANCHORS & REPORTERS IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR LICENSING.
Date: May 28, 2001 - COLOR Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:24:00, With Audio
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