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    1952 Universal Newsreel

    This Universal newsreel highlighted several major news stories from 1952, including the presidential race between Dwight Eisenhower and Adlai Stevenson, the U.S. Navy’s use of guided…

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    1961 Newsreel on Soviet Nuclear Tests

    This 1961 Universal Newsreel highlighted Nikita Khrushchev’s announcement that the Soviet Union would resume testing the hydrogen bomb, and the American condemnation of that…

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    1967 Newsreel on Egypt and the United Nations

    This 1967 Universal Newsreel highlighted Egypt’s acceptance of a United Nations proposed ceasefire in the Six-Day War with Israel.

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    1945 Universal Newsreel on Japanese Surrender

    This 1945 Universal Newsreel showed the first pictures of the Japanese surrender at the end of World War II. On August 15, 1945, Emperor Hirohito announced the surrender of Japan to…

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    Universal Newsreel on Gulf of Tonkin

    This Universal Newsreel segment highlighted the U.S. response to an incident between the North Vietnamese Navy and the U.S. Navy in the Gulf of Tonkin, located off the coast of northern…

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    1962 Telstar Newsreel

    A Day in History. Telstar Brings World Closer was a 1962 Universal newsreel about the development and launch of the Telstar communications satellite.

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    1963 Universal Newsreel on the Opening of the 88th Congress

    This program was a 1963 Universal Newsreel report on the opening of the 88th congress and the swearing in of twelve new Senators by Vice President Lyndon Johnson. The freshman senators…

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    1963 Universal Newsreel on Mona Lisa in Washignton, D.C.

    President John F. Kennedy made brief remarks at the opening ceremony for a three-week loan of Leonardo da Vinci’s “Mona Lisa” to the National Gallery of Art in 1963.

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    President Roosevelt Opens 1939 New York World's Fair

    In this 1939 Universal Newsreel, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt speaks at the opening of the 1939 New York World’s Fair.

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    1964 New York World's Fair Newsreel

    This is a 1963 Universal Newsreel report on the opening of the New York World’s Fair. President Johnson made remarks during the program.

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    1954 Newsreel on Shooting in Congress

    A Universal-International News newsreel report on the March 1, 1954, shooting attack on the floor of the House of Representatives by three Puerto Rican activists. Five members of Congress…

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    The World Mourns

    The World Mourns is a 1963 Universal Newsreel film depicting the funeral of President John F. Kennedy.

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    Universal Newsreel on Kennedy Assassination

    This is a 1963 Universal Newsreel film that was released soon after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

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    Inauguration of John F. Kennedy

    Universal Newsreel footage of John F. Kennedy’s 1961 inauguration was shown.

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    Kennedy Elected President

    A November 1960 Universal newsreel announced the victory of John F. Kennedy in the presidential election.

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    Sputnik Launch

    Footage from a 1957 newsreel covering the launch of Sputnik, the first artificial Earth satellite.

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    Thurgood Marshall Nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court

    A portion of a June 1967 Universal Newsreel about the nomination of civil rights lawyer Thurgood Marshall to the U.S. Supreme Court shows various clips of Mr. Marshall, including with…

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    Integration of the University of Mississippi

    In the fall of 1962, James Meredith became the first African American admitted to the University of Mississippi. His enrollment caused a major confrontation between the Kennedy…

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    President Kennedy Tours U.S. Space Installations

    A 1962 Universal Newsreel showed President John F. Kennedy’s tour of several sites involved in research and development of the U.S. space program. The tour included a stop at…

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    Hindenburg Disaster

    This year marks the 75th Anniversary of the Hindenburg disaster, when on May 6th, 1937 the Zeppelin caught fire while docking at the Lakehurst Naval Air Station in New Jersey. 35…

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