NIKITA KHRUSHCHEV & DEAN RUSK Upon Khrushchev's announcement that the Soviets will detonate a 50 megaton bomb, Secretary of State Dean Rusk says: "We hope that if the Soviet Union, if it has made a firm decision to conduct such an explosion, will think again about it."
Date: October 19, 1961 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:29:00, With Audio
QUEBEC CITY EUCHARISTIC CONGRESS More than 150,000 Catholics gather at a Eucharistic Congress in Quebec City, Canada. The five-day event is ended with a pontifical mass at an outdoor altar on the historic Plains of Abraham.
8TH EUCHARISTIC CONGRESS IN NEW ORLEANS Chicago's Archbishop George William Cardinal Mundelein arrives to preside over the 8th Eucharistic Congress in New Orleans. More than 100,000 pilgrims from around the world attend.
HOLLYWOOD TEN ON HUAC HEARINGS - 5 - HD The Hollywood Ten comments on the HUAC hearings. Adrian Scott says: "In 1859, Abraham Lincoln said, 'the people are the rightful masters of the congresses and the courts.'" Note: Mastered currently in DVC PRO HD 16 x 9 from film. Available in all HD and SD 4:3 formats.
CHURCH CONGRESS The Synod of Bishops and World Congress of Catholic laymen gather in Rome where Pope Paul warns laymen to follow established Catholic teaching. A woman speaks before the Synod for the first time in history and the Congress petitions the Vatican for the right of free choice on birth control.
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