SINBAD THE COAST GUARD MASCOT COMES HOME A crowd gathers at New York's Pennsylvania station to welcome home Sinbad, the Coast Guard’s famous mascot for nine years. The intrepid pooch gets a physical checkup, studies a map showing his travels, and calls on Admiral Edward Smith for some much needed ear scratching.
SILVER SKATES SPEED SKATING COMPETITION At the annual Silver Skates competition speed skaters try to keep on their feet and come in first place without repeating the mistakes of some who fall on the ice.
FLIGHT OF THE SNOWBIRDS SAILING RACE It's easy to see why this Balboa, California sailing race is called the "Flight of the Snowbirds" as 125 small boats compete for first place in the six-mile course.
UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY MEETING During a United Nations General Assembly at Flushing Meadows Park Soviet Foreign Minister Vyacheslav Molotov argues various issues including being against U.S. plans for atomic bomb control. Warren R. Austin counter-argues Mr. Molotov's concerns.
LABOR STRIKES CONTINUE IN 1946 Telegraph workers in New York City go on strike picketing outside Western Union buildings. In Detroit the labor picture looks brighter Henry Kaiser and his partner J.W. Frazer reach an agreement with union leaders for the manufacture of their new cars at the former Ford Willow Run bomber plant.
FIRST ASSEMBLY OF THE UNITED NATIONS Representatives from around the world gather at Central Hall Westminster in London to open the First Assembly of the United Nations Organization. Among the distinguished members are King George VI, human rights champion Eleanor Roosevelt and U.S. Secretary of State James Byrnes.
TRUMAN HONORS 442ND REGIMENTAL COMBAT UNIT A reception committee turns out to greet the 442nd Regimental (Go for Broke) Combat Team in Washington D.C.. The unit, comprised primarily of Japanese Americans is honored by President Truman himself who then gives a brief speech on the unit's triumphs in WWII.
PRESIDENT TRUMAN AWARDS GENERAL DONOVAN President Harry S. Truman awards General William "Wild Bill" Donovan with the Distinguished Service Medal for his work as the Commander of the Office of Strategic Services.
U.N. SECURITY COUNCIL TEMPORARY HEADQUARTERS The United Nations Security Council meets in temporary headquarters at Lake Success, L.I. Poland's Dr. Oscar Lange acts as Chairman over matters including Russia's sponsorship over two new U.N. applicants: Albania and Outer Mongolia.
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