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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 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

    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

    An archival short highlighting the news on October 6, 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…

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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…

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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.

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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…

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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.

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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,…

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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

    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…

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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

    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.

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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

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

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    Newsreel on 1967 Chicago Blizzard

    This film is a portion of a January 31, 1967, newsreel depicting the “worst blizzard to hit Chicago in 18 years.”

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    "News in Brief" from June 1947

    This Universal “News in Brief” segment included three short news stories from June 1947. 3,000 seniors rallied in Washington, D.C., for a $100 monthly allowance for all citizens over 60.…

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    President Truman on Equality

    In this 1947 Universal News segment, President Harry Truman spoke to a crowd of 10,000 people at the Lincoln Memorial to call for equality for all citizens.

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    1965 Universal Newsreel on Vietnam

    This 1965 Universal Newsreel was a six minute report on an attack by the Vietcong at Camp Holloway in Pleiku, Vietnam, which killed 8 and wounded 126 Americans.

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