1957 MISS AMERICA PAGEANT& COLLEGE QUEEN WINNER In Atlantic City, a full house watches Miss America contestants model swimsuits and ball gowns. Marian McKnight from South Carolina is crowned by previous pageant winner, Sharon Ritchie. Texan Marilyn Meyer is named College Queen.
Date: September 10, 1956 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Film: 35P Length: 00:01:20:00, No Audio
CARDINALS PREPARE TO ELECT 262ND PONTIFF Vatican City is the focus of world attention as the college of Cardinals meets to elect a new pope. They will live behind locked doors until a decision is reached on a successor to Pope John XXIII. The conclave takes place in the Sistine Chapel decorated with frescoes painted by Michelangelo.
CCNY STUDENTS PROTEST FASCISM Students at CCNY hold a protest after learning that college President Frederick Robinson has invited a delegation of students from Italy and expelled students who protested his decision. A two-headed effigy of Robinson and Mussolini is carried about then burned.
1955 BEAUTY QUEENS It's a great year for beauty as Miss America 1956 is chosen in Atlantic City, N.J. She's lovely Sharon Kay Ritchie of Denver, Colorado.
Elsewhere at Ashbury Park, N.J. the National College Queen is picked for both beauty and brains with the title going to Kathryn Rodgers of Mississippi.
Date: September 10, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:25:00, With Audio
LIBERTY BOWL FOOTBALL GAME 1964 The Liberty Bowl is the first football bowl game played indoors as the Utah Redskins defeat the West Virginia Mountaineers 32 to 6 in Atlantic City's Convention Hall. PLEASE NOTE: VIDEO & AUDIO OF NEWS ANCHORS & REPORTERS IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR LICENSING.
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