U.S. CLERIC OUSTED FROM RUSSIA - 1955 Father George Bissonette arrives in New York after being expelled from his post in Moscow without explanation. He is greeted by his parents, friends and the media upon his return.
Date: March 7, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:49:00, No Audio
HIGH VELOCITY PARACHUTE TESTING - 1955 A giant whirl tower at a California parachute test site looks similar to a ride borrowed from a carnival midway as it tests parachutes opened at ultra-high velocities.
SPRING TRAINING 1955 - N.Y. GIANTS & CLEVELAND INDIANS Spring training 1955: The world champion Giants swing into action in Phoenix, Arizona with the old maestro, Leo Durocher looking over his series heroes and a crop of new
prospects. Meanwhile the Indians in Tucson, Arizona lose no time in getting their back into their spring workouts while giving the Giants a run for their money.
JAPANESE ELECTIONS & NAVY MANEUVERS - 1955 Elections are held in Japan and Prime Minister Yokio Hotoyama's Democratic party wins a decisive victory. At sea the growing Japanese fleet of 41 Ships makes an impressive showing as they go through various maneuvers.
Date: February 28, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:38:00, No Audio
DAVID BEN-GURION COMES OUT OF RETIREMENT - 1955 David Ben-Gurion, former Israeli Prime Minister, comes out of retirement to assume the post of Defense minister, and later Prime Minister, in the growing crisis along the Egyptian border.
SOUTHEAST ASIA TREATY ORGANIZATION MEETING - 1955 Bangkok, Thailand provides a colorful backdrop for the arrival of Secretary of State John Foster Dulles for a meeting with the eight Southeast Asia Treaty Organization member nations. The group's primary task is to curb the rise of communism in Asia.
Date: February 23, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:50:00, No Audio
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