CAROL HEISS BRINGS U.S. FIRST OLYMPIC GOLD MEDAL At Squaw Valley, California, 20-year-old Carol Heiss of Queens, New York, give a superb performance in the figure skating event, triumphing with a wide margin to bring America its first Gold Medal in the 1960 International Contest. NOTE: Reporter voice-over requires additional clearances.
BELGIUM'S PRINCE ALBERT TOURS U.S. - 1955 Full military honors greet Belgium's young Prince Albert, brother of King Baudoin, as he arrives in the nation's capital on a nation-wide tour of military, industrial and educational points of the U.S.
Date: September 28, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:32:00, With Audio
NATIONWIDE CIVIL DEFENSE DRILL - 1955 America takes cover in the first nation-wide civil defense drill against a mock nuclear attack, which fifty-six cities participate in. Meanwhile President Eisenhower and his cabinet evacuate the White House to secret emergency headquarters testing government functioning under attack conditions.
Date: June 15, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:09:00, No Audio
KOREAN TROOP PROTESTS CONTINUE Korean war veterans stage a two hour sit-down strike at the American Embassy in Seoul, leading a nation-wide demonstration as protests against withdrawal of United Nations' troops continue.
REPUBLICAN CONGRESSIONAL CAMPAIGN Republican party and Congressional leaders meet with President Dwight D. Eisenhower in Denver, just before a nation-wide address in which he urges the election of a G.O.P.-controlled Congress.
NEW TREES FOR ROME Children of the Eternal City gather in tree-planting ceremonies on one of Rome's hills, launching a nation wide conservation program in Italy. The saplings receive a Catholic blessing.
CHARLES LINDBERGH IMAGES Charles Lindbergh lands his "Spirit of St. Louis" plane in an American field. Lindbergh was on a three month nation-wide tour after completing the first solo Atlantic flight. A crowd of people rushes the plane. A serious Lindbergh, walking on the field with a tour official. Lindbergh raising a St. Louis Cardinals flag. Lindbergh shaking hands with members of the dense crowd.
CANCER SLOGAN CHOSEN From coast-to-coast, that hated killer of man Cancer receives nation-wide attention on Walter Winchell's radio newscast. Signs for the Damon Runyon Memorial Fund ad to the coverage. The winning slogan of a contest, "Arrest Cancer - It's Wanted For Murder", is flashed to the nation on a blimp at night.
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