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Aviators Howard Hughes and Amy Johnson after record-setting flights to Los Angeles, California and Cape town, South Africa, respectively.

Howard Hughes takes lunch at a restaurant in Chicago on May 14, 1936. Other people sitting and standing behind him. View of propeller on his Northrop Gamma 2G airplane being started. Hughes has his goggles on his head and takes off toward California. View of Union Air Terminal in Burbank, California. Hughes steps out of plane in Los Angeles after 8 hours flight. In next scene, aviator Amy Johnson, CBE, wife of Jim Mollison, emerges from her Percival Gull Sixplane. G-ADZO, in Capetown, South Africa on May 7, 1936 after a record-setting four day and sixteen hours flight from London. A large crowd waits to see her. People greet her with flowers. Johnson is seen among the large crowd and smiling and waving to the crowd. Scenes in clip are from a 1961 newsreel recounting events roughly 25 years prior.

Date: 1936, May
Duration: 40 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: English
 
 
Sargent Shriver speaks about the Peace Corps at a press conference in Sheraton, Chicago, Illinois.

Robert Sargent Shriver, Director of Peace Corps at a press conference in Chicago, Illinois. While addressing the press Shriver says that Peace Corps are sent to countries that demand them. He clarifies that Peace Corps are not anti Communist. Shriver speaks into microphones as people from the press remain seated.

Date: 1961
Duration: 1 min 11 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: English
 
 
Sargent Shriver speaks about the status of Peace Corps volunteers at a press conference in Sheraton, Chicago, Illinois.

Robert Sargent Shriver, Director of Peace Corps at a press conference in Chicago, Illinois. While answering the questions from members of the press Shriver says that Peace Corps volunteers will be responsible to the country in which they will serve. He also says that they will not enjoy any diplomatic privileges and will be treated as American citizens in a country. While answering a question he expresses hope that if Peace Corps do well then the number will definitely increase.

Date: 1961
Duration: 3 min 56 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: English
 
 
Sargent Shriver speaks about the Peace Corps volunteers at a press conference in Sheraton, Chicago, Illinois.

Robert Sargent Shriver, Director of Peace Corps at a press conference in Chicago, Illinois. While answering the questions from members of the press Shriver says that Peace Corps volunteers will be responsible for bringing good and bad name to the country. If they happen to do a good job they will create goodwill and bring good name to the country and if they fail to live up to the expectations, they will bring a bad name to America.

Date: 1961
Duration: 1 min 9 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: English
 
 
Sargent Shriver speaks about the Peace Corps prior to its establishment at a press conference in Sheraton, Chicago, Illinois.

Robert Sargent Shriver, Director of Peace Corps at a press conference prior to the establishment of Peace Corps in Chicago, Illinois. While answering the questions from members of the press Shriver says that after a tour of various countries all over the world a number of nations have demanded the Peace Corps volunteers. He says that some countries require all kinds of skilled personnel whereas some require volunteers in specific fields. He says that the first group of volunteers will leave in October for either Africa or Colombia. He talks about the tour of Nigeria where they visited almost all the major regions of the country. Members of the press take pictures and take down notes. Cameramen record the press conference.

Date: 1961
Duration: 6 min 27 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: English
 
 
Virginia Grey, Ross Hunter and John Gavin arrive for premiere of a movie Back Street in Chicago, Illinois.

The premiere of a movie Back Street in Chicago, Illinois. A parade in honor of the premier. A woman parades on a street. A banner reads 'Back Street' . People on either side of a street watch the parade. An American actress Virginia Grey seated in a car. Other members of the movie in a car. Gery gets off from the car and shakes hand. People crowd outside the theater. An American actor John Gavin gives his autograph. The producer of the movie Ross Hunter. People crowd outside the theater. A poster on a wall of a theater with the names of actor and actresses of the movie.

Date: 1961, October 12
Duration: 52 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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