PRESIDENT EISENHOWER HAS HEART ATTACK - 1955 On September 25th, President Eisenhower is stricken with a "mild" heart attack while on vacation in Denver. Montage of the hospital where he receives treatment, concerned family and his staff and a message of reassurance from Vice President Richard Nixon the following day.
Date: September 26, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:45:00, With Audio
JUAN PERON OUSTED BY REBELLION - 1955 - 1 Parts of Buenos Aires, Argentina still show signs of the violent revolt ending with President Juan Peron in exile. As mobs sack Peronist headquarters, Maj. Gen. Eduardo Lonardi, leader of the revolt, is sworn in as provisional head of the government until national elections can be held.
Date: September 23, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:57:00, With Audio
MOVING DAY FOR ONTARIO TOWN - 1955 It's moving day for an entire town as huge machinery is used to move the homes and buildings of Iroquois, Ontario out of the path planned for the St. Lawrence Seaway. The townspeople seem to enjoy the adventure too.
JUAN PERON OUSTED BY REBELLION - 1955 Army units in Argentina join a new rebellion spearheaded by Navy and Air Force units to force the resignation of dictator Juan Peron, after months of seething unrest brought about by economic upheaval and persecution of the church.
Date: September 19, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:56:00, With Audio
ONTARIO LAKE SWIM MARATHON - 1955 Twenty-nine distance swimmers grease up then take to the icy waters of Lake Ontario for a $25,000 purse if they can swim across its 32-miles. Only one makes it, Cliff Lumsden, who is triumphant as he's rushed to a waiting ambulance.
Date: September 9, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:54:00, With Audio
PRESIDENT EISENHOWER AT GOP BREAKFAST - 1955 President Eisenhower attends a Denver, Colorado breakfasts with 48 Republican State Chairmen. Everyone is greeted then the politicians all sit down to a hearty breakfast while the question on everyone's mind is: "Will Ike run for President again?"
Date: September 10, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:36:00, With Audio
ROYAL HILARITY AT SHIP LAUNCHING - 1955 It's a rare transition from royal dignity to regal mirth as Holland's Crown Princess Beatrix launches a new destroyer and unexpectedly sees the guests doused with champagne. She, Prince Bernhard, and all the distinguished guests disolve into laughter as the ship rolls down the ramp.
Date: September 16, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:52:00, With Audio
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
PRE-MATCH FOR DAVIS CUP - 1955 The National Tennis Championship sees America's Tony Trabert face Aussie Ken
Rosewall in a "pre-match" of the Davis Cup. Trabert recoups America's prestige and his own, blazing to victory in straight sets.
Date: September 11, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:55:00, With Audio
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