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King George VI ascends the throne abdicated by his elder brother King Edward VIII in 1936.

King Edward VIII walks past guards in formation followed by other British officials outside the palace. Wallis Simpson became wife of King Edward VIII. Guards outside main door to 10 Downing Street. Car pulls up on road. King George VI, who ascended the throne after King Edward VIII abdicated, exits the car with his wife and daughters, Margaret and Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II). The king and daughters shake hands with guards. The king reviews British troops. From a 1962 newsreel recounting events roughly 25 years earlier.

Date: 1936
Duration: 52 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Eleanor Roosevelt in her final years

Eleanor Roosevelt championing Illinois Governor Adlai Stevenson II, as Democratic candidate for President, in 1960, in spite of two prior defeats at the polls. She is seen at an intimate gathering speaking with Stevenson and others. After Stevenson fails to gain the nomination, she supports the Democratic candidate, John F. Kennedy (JFK), with whom she is seen. In another scene, Mrs. Roosevelt stands with Kennedy, and Theodore Sorenson, his advisor and speechwriter. She sits with JFK as his political advisers stand behind them. October 31, 1962, Adlai Stevenson is seen informing the public that Mrs. Roosevelt is gravely ill. She dies on November 7, 1962. On November 10th 1962, mourners, including: Laura Delano, Nelson Rockefeller, Adlai Stevenson, former President Dwight D. Eisenhower, Ralph Bunche,Theodore Sorenson, and Robert Wagner are seen walking across a snowy churchyard in Hyde Park,at her funeral. They are followed by Former President, Harry Truman, with wife, Bess and daughter, Margaret. A moment later, President John F. Kennedy and Mrs. Kennedy arrive, accompanied by Secret Service Agents. A NY State Trooper salutes as they walk past to enter the chapel. Mourners gather around the bier as clergy officiate for the burial at Springwood, in Hyde Park. Closeup shows President Kennedy, Vice-President Lyndon Johnson, and former President Truman standing together. The eulogy by Adlai Stevenson is heard as a montage of Eleanor Roosevelt images is seen. On April 23, 1963, signs Congressional Act, chartering the Eleanor Roosevelt Memorial Foundation. He speaks about it outside the White House.

Date: 1962
Duration: 5 min 0 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
The Cuban Missile Crisis. The Limited Nuclear Test Ban Treaty.

October, 1962, U.S. Air Force U-2 reconnaissance aircraft, tail number 56-6707, of the Strategic Air Command (SAC) 4080th Strategic Reconnaissance Wing, lands at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas. View of Photographic evidence, brought back by the U-2, showing Soviet missiles being set up in Cuba. President John F. kennedy broadcasts to the nation about the crisis on October 22, 1962, announcing measures being taken by the USA to address the situation. A B-58 Hustler bomber landing. Airmen removing camera from nose of a reconnaissance aircraft. Air Force Sergeant, photo interpreter, reading wet film in a base laboratory. U.S. Naval officers and sailors in Command Center viewing large wall map of the world. U.S. Air Force SAC B-52 bombers taking off. View of United Nations Headquarters building in New York City. On October 25, 1962, U.S. Ambassador to the UN, Adlai Stevenson, confronts Soviet Ambassador Valerian Alexandrovich Zorin about missiles in Cuba.He looks at Zorin, and says,"Don't wait for the translation, yes, or no." Zorin smiles as the room fills with laughter. He then responds. View of a Soviet ship bound for Cuba being monitored by a U.S. aircraft overhead. Pilot in cockpit of the aircraft. View from U.S. aircraft flying low past a Soviet ship. Crew in cockpit of the aircraft. Soviet ships turning away. Helicopter flying over sandy beach area of Hyannis Port, Massachusetts. The helicopter parked and Undersecretary of State, Averell Harriman, steps from the helicopter and is later seen with President Kennedy, and Secretary of State, Dean Rusk, at the President's Weekend White House. Harriman reports on the successful negotiation of a limited nuclear test ban treaty. Glimpse of Moscow. U.S. Secretary of State, Dean Rusk, Soviet Foreign Minister,Andrei Gromyko, and British Foreign secretary, Alexander Douglas-Home, are seen signing the document for their respective nations, August 5, 1963.

Date: 1962, October
Duration: 5 min 15 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Fascist Oswald Mosley addresses rallies and riots break out in Manchester and London, England.

Oswald Mosley, head of British Union of Fascists, at a rally in Manchester, England. Hecklers object to him and his Union Movement message. Policemen try to control the situation. Many people receive injuries. A man with a bleeding head injury. A woman thrown to the ground. Oswald holds another rally on Ridley Road, Dalston, London. A large number of people protest in the street against Oswald and his movement. He speaks into a microphone but is drowned out by the protesting crowd as policemen hold people behind a human chain. When Oswald cannot be heard over the disturbance he stops the speech as riots break out. Men engage in fisticuffs. 54 men are arrested in connection with the fist fighting and photographers take pictures as Oswald leaves.

Date: 1962, February 8
Duration: 1 min 35 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Queen Elizabeth II and Princess Margaret attend the consecration ceremony at the Coventry Cathedral in Coventry, England.

The consecration ceremony at the Coventry Cathedral in Coventry, England. The cathedral building is built on the ashes of the shrine leveled by the Nazis during World War II. Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom accompanied by her sister Princess Margaret attends the ceremony. The archbishop and bishops appreciate the consecration conducted by the bishop of Coventry.

Date: 1962, July 23
Duration: 1 min 23 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Killmore wins the Grand National horse race at Aintree track in Liverpool, England.

Gran National horse race in Liverpool, England. A large number of spectators gather at the Aintree racecourse to watch the Grand National horse race. A horse falls on the ground while running along the track. Horses run on the track and cross over fences. Killmore wins the race.

Date: 1962, April 2
Duration: 2 min 5 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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