1934 BIKE MARATHON & CUBAN DEMONSTRATION Jack Dempsey gives the start of the six-day bicycle endurance race at Madison Square Garden in New York. Meanwhile in Havana, Cuba its a first as radical and conservative undergraduate students join together in a demonstration honoring classmates who fell in the revolution.
ARMY TESTS "BLITZ BUGGIES" First of 1500 midget reconnaissance trucks for Uncle Sam is driven off the assembly line by Edsel Ford. The tiny "fighters," destined to carry men and guns, take a lot of abuse over rough terrain.
BALAGUER SUPPORTERS RALLY - HD As the Dominican Republic holds it first democratic election after the U.S.-led invasion of the country, candidate Joaquin Balaguer holds a big outdoor rally. Supporters clap and chant "Presidente Balaguer". The candidate speaks to the crowd.
Date: March 7, 1966 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Film: 16P Length: 00:01:39:00, With Audio
BRITISH SHIPPING STRIKE For the first time in 55 years, Britain's seamen went out on strike. At least 500 ships and 12,000 of Britain's 65,000 seamen were idled, and the strike had severe effects on Britain's economy. Empty, unloaded ships are shown. Containers are stacked next to ships on empty docks. A (Daily Mirror) newspaper is seen headlined “CALLING SEAMEN.” A man is standing on an elevated platform, talking to a large group of men. He is well dressed wearing a tan or white trench coat, with a dark turtleneck sweater underneath it. He wears glasses. In his right hand are papers and a folder for them. His left hand holds a microphone. His listeners are all men. All are dressed in better clothes than if they were going to work. There is a distribution of younger and older men.
Date: May 16, 1966 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Film: 16P Length: 00:00:55:00, No Audio
CASTRO AND EASTERN EUROPEAN LEADERS ARRIVE IN NEW YORK An impressive parade of world leaders arrives in New York for the opening of the 15th General Assembly of the U.N. First is Cuba's Fidel Castro1 who is received with mixed cheers and jeers. Novotny from Czechoslovakia and Gomulka from Poland arrive at night with no greeting from United States officials as they are not guests of the U.S. NOTE: Reporter voice-over requires additional clearances.
CHEVROLET CELEBRATES CORVETTE'S 50TH Chevrolet celebrates the 50th birthday of the Corvette. The first Corvette rolled off the assembly line in Flint Michigan in the 50's. Corvette fans converge on Bowling Green Kentucky for the golden age anniversary party. Caravans of vintage Corvettes line the roads.
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Date: June 30, 2003 - COLOR Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:31:00, With Audio
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