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    Friendship 7 Mercury Space Flight

    On February 20, 1962, John Glenn became the first American astronaut to orbit the Earth. He orbited the earth three times in a spacecraft named Friendship 7. The flight lasted just under…

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    President Johnson Signs Civil Rights Act of 1964

    President Lyndon Johnson made remarks and signed the Civil Rights Act of 1964 on July 2, 1964. He was seen giving pens to many in attendance, including the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., and Federal…

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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 administration and…

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    Eisenhower Announces Visit by Khrushchev

    President Dwight D. Eisenhower announced and exchange of visits with Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev in an attempt to improve understanding and relations between the two countries. “New…

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    Senator John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Bouvier Wedding

    Senator John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Bouvier were seen leaving St. Mary’s Church in Newport, Rhode Island, after their wedding on September 12, 1953. Guests were also identified as they were shown…

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    The Wall

    Scenes were shown of West Berlin on the first anniversary of the construction of the Berlin Wall in August 1961. Scenes shown included the ringing of a freedom bell; checkpoints; U.S. Army…

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    Bay of Pigs Invasion Newsreel

    Historic Universal Studios newsreel segments were shown of the aftermath of a failed 1961 invasion of Cuba by exiles who had attempted to overthrow Cuban leader Fidel Castro. The incident was…

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    John F. Kennedy Assassination

    A Universal-International Newsreel was shown of events in John F. Kennedy’s presidency and of events in Dallas, Texas, before and after his assassination. Scenes shown included President Johnson…

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