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  • Newsreel of Franklin D Roosevelt 1933 Inauguration
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    Newsreel of Franklin D. Roosevelt 1933 Inauguration

    This Universal Newsreel shows scenes of Franklin Roosevelt’s March 4, 1933, presidential inauguration and an airplane rushing film of the event from Washington, D.C., to New York City.

    59 views
  • New Years Eve 1933 Universal Newsreel
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    New Year's Eve 1933 Universal Newsreel

    Newsreel with partial sound depicting New Year’s Eve celebrations in New York, Chicago, and Havana, Cuba.

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  • John Glenns Friendship 7 Mercury Space Flight 1962
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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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  • 1959 Universal Newsreel emCastro Triumphsem
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    1959 Universal Newsreel Castro Triumphs

    The 1959 Universal Newsreel Castro Triumphs looks at culmination of the Cuban Revolution led by Fidel Castro.

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  • Universal Newsreel from March 27 1951
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    Universal Newsreel from March 27, 1951

    In this Universal Newsreel segment, FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover testifies on crime and gambling, and Korean War veterans are shown returning home, including caskets of those who were…

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  • Universal NewsinBrief from March 27 1951
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    Universal News-in-Brief from March 27, 1951

    This 1951 Universal News-in-Brief showed a toy drive for French orphans and war wounded children, an Afghan government official visit to a coal mine in Washington state, and Navy women…

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  • Universal Newsreel October 24 1967
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    Universal Newsreel October 24, 1967

    This Universal Newsreel from October 24, 1967, showed scenes of news stories including anti-war protests in front of the Pentagon, a new jet airliner in Germany, a meeting between leaders…

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  • Universal Newsreel October 6 1967
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    Universal Newsreel October 6, 1967

    An archival short highlighting the news on October 6, 1967.

    146 views
  • Universal Newsreel from September 1967
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    Universal Newsreel from September 1967

    This archival newsreel presented news stories from September 19, 1967. President Johnson was seen visiting former President Truman at his home in Independence, Missouri; anti-Cuban picketers at a…

    236 views
  • Universal Newsreel from August 29 1955
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    Universal Newsreel from August 29, 1955

    This Universal Newsreel from August 29, 1955, showed an August 27, 1955, oil refinery explosion in Whiting, Indiana; the return over the Demilitarized Zone of the remains of one officer and…

    347 views
  • Ponies at Chincoteague
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    Ponies at Chincoteague

    This July 30, 1959, newsreel contains archival footage of the round up of wild ponies at Chincoteague, Virginia.

    125 views
  • Vice President Nixon Visits USSR
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    Vice President Nixon Visits U.S.S.R.

    This July 30,1959, Universal Newsreel contains archival footage of Vice President Nixon visiting Leningrad. Admiral Rickover convinced the Soviets to give him a tour of a nuclear-powered…

    239 views
  • Hawaii First State Election
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    Hawaii First State Election

    This July 30, 1959, newsreel contains archival footage of Hawaii’s first state election. Scenes show the viewer who was elected governor, senator, and representative of the state.

    73 views
  • April 1945 Universal Newsreel
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    April 1945 Universal Newsreel

    This April 23, 1945, Universal Newsreel report on the final days of war in Germany as U.S. and Russian forces moved towards a meeting included scenes of German prisoners, German civilians,…

    337 views
  • April 1965 Universal Newsreel
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    April 1965 Universal Newsreel

    This April 7, 1965, Universal Newsreel reports on President Johnson’s first major policy speech regarding the Vietnam War. A short report about tensions in Berlin, Germany, ends the…

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  • April 5 1945 Universal Newsreel
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    April 5, 1945 Universal Newsreel

    This April 5, 1945 Universal Newsreel includes several reports from the war in Germany, including an airborne invasion across the Rhine River using paratroopers and gliders, the taking of…

    240 views
  • April 5 1951 Universal Newsreel
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    April 5, 1951 Universal Newsreel

    This April 5, 1951, Universal Newsreel reports on the death penalty for Ethel and Julius Rosenberg, General Eisenhower opening NATO headquarters in Paris, a parade in New York City for…

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  • March 1965 Universal Newsreel
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    March 1965 Universal Newsreel

    This 1965 Universal Newsreel includes reports about an Atlas rocket explosion on the launchpad in Florida, and the annual Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans.

    98 views
  • April 1965 Universal Newsreel
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    April 1965 Universal Newsreel

    This April 8, 1965, Universal Newsreel is a report on the 37th Academy Awards and scenes of the Best Actor and Best Actress receiving their statuettes.

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  • February 1965 Universal Newsreel
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    February 1965 Universal Newsreel

    This February 11, 1965, Universal Newsreel is a report on wounded Americans returning to California from an attack at Pleiku, Vietnam.

    94 views
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