PRESIDENT BUYS FIRST EASTER SEALS - 1955 At the White House, 6-year-old Billy Smith helps kick off the annual Easter Seals fund drive by selling President Eisenhower the first sheet of Easter Seals to raise money for the National Society for Crippled Children and Adults.
Date: March 9, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:38:00, No Audio
DANA AND CHRISTOPHER REEVE Actor Christopher Reeve best known for his role as Superman, and his wife Dana are seen at a glamarous event as she sits perched on the arm of his wheelchair in happier times. Christopher Reeves became an outstanding spokesperson for the disabled after a riding accident left him a paraplegic.
Date: August 9, 2008 - COLOR Source: Video: DV Length: 00:00:13:00, No Audio
PILOT SUCCESSFULLY LANDS CRIPPLED B-52 Test Pilot Chuck Fisher successfully lands a B-52 six hours after the plane's vertical tail is broken off during heavy turbulence. Passenger POV of Pilot Fisher bringing the plane into Blytheville Air Force Base, Arkansas.
TWINS UPSTAGE PRESIDENT JOHNSON & BOB HOPE Six-year-old Donnie and Ronnie Cooper are the Easter Seal Twins for 1964. The boys do headstands and joke around upstaging both President Lyndon Johnson and comedian Bob Hope during the opening of the annual fundraising drive.
TONY CURTIS & CRIPPLED KIDS 1968 March of Dimes celebrity spokesman Tony Curtis, looking very mod in collarless jacket, recites a maudlin poem about birth defects while accompanying cutaways show adorable, disabled children coping with braces and crutches.
WHEELCHAIR BASKETBALL Handicapped veterans from Army hospitals compete in a game of wheelchair basketball. The boys from Halloran defeat the Cushing team, 20-11, in a heart-warming exhibition of nerve and pluck.
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