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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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    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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    1964 Universal Newsreel on President Hoover Funeral

    This 1964 Universal newsreel is a report on the death of President Herbert Hoover, and his lying in state in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda.

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    1964 Republican Convention

    Universal Newsreel footage from the 1964 Republican Convention was shown.

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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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    1964 Universal Newsreel on Hurricane Hilda and USS Thresher

    This 1964 Universal Newsreel was a report on a hurricane hitting Louisiana and a U.S. Navy mission to photograph the remains of the USS Thresher, a nuclear submarine that was lost at sea on…

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    1964 Universal Newsreel on Khrushchev Resignation

    This 1964 Universal newsreel recaps the career of the Soviet premier Nikita Khrushchev, who served from 1953 to 1964 and was replaced by Leonid Brezhnev.

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    1964 Universal Newsreel Atomsville U.S.A.

    This 1964 Universal newsreel shows a visit to a children’s exhibit at the New York World’s Fair in which kids learn about atomic energy and radiation.

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    1964 Universal Newsreel on New York Senate Race

    A September 1964 Universal Newsreel highlighted Robert F. Kennedy’s run in New York for the Senate. Mr. Kennedy took up residence in New York in order to compete for the Senate seat. The…

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    1964 Universal Newsreel on Tokyo Olympics

    This 1964 Universal newsreel is a report on gold medals won by American athletes at the 1964 Tokyo Olympic Games.

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    1964 Universal Newsreel on California Wildfires

    This 1964 Universal newsreel is a one minute report on wildfires that destroyed scores of homes in northern California.

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    Universal Newsreel on 1964 Presidential Campaign

    A 1964 Universal Newsreel report on the opening speeches by President Johnson and Senator Barry Goldwater (R-AZ). Also included was a report on Hurricane Dora, which made landfall in…

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    Bonnet in the Ring

    This newsreel covers Senator Margaret Chase Smith (R-ME) announcing her candidacy for the 1964 Republican presidential nomination, and a story about a Defense Department experimental…

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    1964 Universal Newsreel Know Your Candidates

    A report encouraging citizens to vote and outlining the major ideas of Democratic Incumbent President Lyndon Johnson and Republican Senator Barry Goldwater.

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    1964 Universal Newsreel on Warren Report Release

    A Universal News report shows the September 24, 1964, delivery of the report of the President’s Commission to Investigate the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy, headed by Supreme…

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    March 12, 1964, Universal Newsreel

    This Universal Newsreel reports on an upset in the 1964 Republican New Hampshire primary, when Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge beat Sen. Barry Goldwater (R-Arizona). A second story covers…

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