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Trainees learn practical exercises in the Kent County Emergency Medical Training Program in the United States.

Highlights of the Kent County Emergency Medical Training program in the Grand Rapids and Kent County area of Michigan, United States. Men gathered at an accident site. They open a medical aid box and give emergency medical treatment to a road accident victim. Innovative program of Emergency Medical Training is developed at Grand Rapids, Michigan and surrounding Kent County. Civilians walk through the streets. An ambulance drives through a snow covered street. Professors give classroom training about emergency medical treatment to students. Technicians bring a patient who needs emergency treatment. They contact a nurse in the emergency room of a city hospital. The nurse instructs the technicians how to provide immediate life saving treatment to the patient. In the training program: trainees learn how to diagnose heart rhythms, how to treat cardiac victims and to access patient's breathing system. They learn how to clear the air passage. The trainees receive an advanced training to become EMTs "Emergency Medical Technicians". They learn about life support exercises. They are taught to treat fractures, cuts, electrical shocks and radiation injury. Apart from practical exercises they receive basic instructions in physiology. Teachers and drivers learn how to evacuate victims from vehicles after road accidents. Doctors discuss about the Emergency Medical Training Program during a conference.

Date: 1977
Duration: 6 min 55 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
City Manager George W. Welsh introduces a new civic plan for unemployed men in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Under the direction of City Manager George W. Welsh a new civic plan is introduced for unemployed men in Grand Rapids, Michigan, during the Great Depression. George W. Welsh poses. Unemployed men are employed on the Highway and Street Improvement projects for which they receive food and fuel as supplies from the municipal relief stations. Men work on road with shovels and use wheel carts. Exteriors of the Social Welfare Store. Supply bags in the store. Bottles of milk and bread are distributed to children.

Date: 1932, January 25
Duration: 1 min 30 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Travelogue of Mid West regions of America.

A travelogue of Mid West regions of the United States in the mid 1980s. Map highlights Mid West regions. Montage of small images followed by full screen footage. Close up of corn plant stalk and corn field with bright sun behind. Elevated sweeping pan of a farm with corn and wheat fields, barns, and a river behind. Point of view shot in a wheat field at tops of wheat stalks looking far across the field and then focusing on individual wheat stalks. Combine harvester moving in field and harvesting wheat. Next scene shows group of two canoes on a river. A fly fisherman casting with his fly fishing rod and reel into fast moving rapids of a river. A man and a woman hiking; the man helps the woman step over a shallow stream. Two young men playing on a moving water wheel. They stand atop it and try to balance as it spins, and one falls in the water. Flock of white birds ascending from a lake, with a farm and barns in the background. Aerial view of a recreational vehicle camper on a road surrounded by trees with colored leaves in autumn. Aerial view of many lakes surrounded by trees in autumn. Next scene shows airport worker guiding a large TWA jumbo passenger plane as it taxis into a gate at an airport. Scenes inside an airport. Customers at ticket desks and information desks talking to airline agents and workers. A woman speaks in Spanish and provides guidance to a Spanish-speaking family as they look at a map inside the airport. Point of view shot from moving car at night on a highway of the midwest. Street lights illuminating the roadway. Pedestrians and cars in a town or city at night. Cooks wearing white chef hats prepare food in a casual restaurant. A full glass of beer slides across a bar to a patron, from a bartender. Batter Chet Lemon, number 34, hits a ball at a Detroit Tigers baseball game. A young boy in the stands wearing a Detroit Tigers baseball hat. Aerial view of Detoit Tigers baseball stadium lit up at night. View on field a Detroit Lions quarterback dropping back to deliver a pass in a football game. Kent Benson making a shot at a Detroit Pistons basketball game. Brief scene from a professional hockey game. Scenes from a high speed motor boat race as fans watch the race. Track level view of a pit stop underway during a Formula One car race. Scene of a Formula One car losing control during the race an swinging around backward with smoke coming up from tires. Front view of a red sports car (possibly a Pontiac Fiero) in front of a garage turning on its lights. Automatic pop up lights open and shine at the camera position. View of assembly line operations at an automobile factory in the midwest. Work being done by both automated welding machines and men working on the assembly line. Sunrise or sunset view of city of Detroit skyline with skyscrapers, as seen from a boat on the Detroit River. A large cargo vessel then is seen in the foreground as the camera position continues moving . Sunrise or sunset view of the Gateway Arch in St. Louis Missouri. Aerial wide view of downtown Chicago skyline as seen from a low flying aircraft over Lake Michigan. Young people in swimsuits jumping into a large swimming pool in Chicago Illinois, with view of skyline and skyscrapers of Chicago in the background. Two small motor boats underway in a lake cove. A local civic band playing in a small town as the director conducts them. Children march in a small town parade in a midwest American town. More children riding on a float covered with bunting and American flags, likely in an Independence Day parade. View of a tractor driving on a rural midwest road beside farm fields, as seen from a low-flying aircraft. The farmer on the tractor waves. Low flying aerial view of a Greyhound bus driving on a roadway with farm fields on either side.

Date: 1986
Duration: 2 min 44 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Psychedelic drug Lysergic acid diethylamide discovered by Dr. Albert Hofmann is used for mind control in the United states.

Film depicts administration of LSD (Lysergic acid diethylamide ) by the CIA (Central Intelligence Agency). The LSD is given to people without informing them. A man talks about some events and cries. A close up of a man who worked on this program. On 21st September 1977, Stansfield Turner, Director CIA speaks about Mission Mind Control. Members are seated in a hall. News correspondent Paul Atmeyer, stands in front of the Headquarters of OSS (Office of Strategic Services) during World War II. The first mind control began from this Headquarter. The members who are the part of this mission are the shapers and moulders of OSS. U.S. General, William Joseph Donovan nicknamed 'Wild Bill' and Boston industrialist Stanley Lovell who is the Head of OSS R&D and is also called Dr. Moriarty. Lovell poses for a photograph and also talks about OSS job and that it was in this atmosphere that the search of mind control began. OSS Captain George H. White has formally been with the Bureau of Narcotics. Paul Atmeyer reads the diary of George White and talks about his training and schooling. Michel J. Burg talks about George and his technical knowledge. Another friend of White who is a narcotics officer talks about him. A close up of George White. A note written in White's diary. George White worked on a truth documentary in Elizabeth Hospital in Washington DC where the experiments were conducted. A 1952 CIA memo says the aim is ' controlling an individual to the point where he will do our bidding against his will'. The Sandoz Laboratory in Basel, Switzerland where doctor Albert Hofmann believed that they had discovered and found a psychedelic drug and the discovery was LSD. Retired Chief Psychologist for CIA, John Gittinger, talks about the powerful drug and is being interviewed publicly. CIA's interest in LSD was intense but they were worried that the Russian will get hold of it. Sandoz Laboratory will put 100 million LSD doses in the open market. A mistake made by the agency.

Date: 1979, July 10
Duration: 8 min 48 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Biological experimentation and chemical control of animal and human behavior

Film depicts administration of LSD (Lysergic acid diethylamide ) and other experiements by the CIA (Central Intelligence Agency). Describes experiments of Dr. Jose Delgado financed by the Office of Naval Research. Electrodes are implanted in the brain of a bull. Dr. Delgado has remote control of the animal while the animal contends with a bull fighting matador. Narrator lists other experiments allegedly done in 1960s and 70s. On 20th September, 1977 the Senate subcommittee heard testimonies from many of them and the testimony was not very revealing. Former narcotics officer Charles Siragusa is interviewed and says to limit his testimony by the CIA manager he reported to. Former CIA chemist Robert V. Lashbrook testifies that he has no knowledge about the agencies running safe houses. View of Dr. Sidney Gottlieb playing tennis. Narrator says Gottlieb also oversaw many of the CIA behavioral programs but destroyed the records of his work after he retired in 1973. A letter by Sidney Gottlieb in which he writes that he and his colleagues were able to maintain contact with the leading edge of developments in the field of biological and chemical control of human behavior. Dr. Sidney Gottlieb also appeared before the Senate subcommittee but from an anteroom where he was not filmed. George White who helped in many of the LSD programs before his death wrote a letter to Gottlieb in which he summed up his career by saying it was fun. News correspondent in front of the U.S. Capitol building concludes the documentary.

Date: 1979, July 10
Duration: 5 min 11 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Story of the John Walker spy ring. FBI actions to end it.

President Woodrow Wilson signs documents. Russian spy Colonel Rudolph Ivanovich Abel outside Federal Court in New York City in 1957. Julius Rosenberg. Ethyl Rosenberg. John Anthony Walker, Chief Warrant Officer and communications specialist for the U.S. Navy, who spied for the Soviet KGB from 1968 to 1985. View of John Fitzgerald Kennedy Federal Building, in Boston, Massachusetts. Barbara Walker speaks. Pictures of John Walker alone and John and Barbara Walker seated at a park. View of Barbara Walker's home in West Dennis, Massachusetts. View of the Walker's restaurant. Apartment house in Norfolk Virginia, where the Walkers lived, and boat, airplane, and real estate they owned. Walker in U.S. Navy uniform and at beach with children. Walker residence, Algonquin House Apartment building. Diagrams of drop sites and instructions used by John Walker. U.S. Capitol building. Holiday Inn where the Walkers stayed in Northern Virginia. Documents stamped Top Secret and 35,000 dollars in cash. F-14 landing on carrier deck. Photo of Laura Walker Snyder. Needles moving on Polygraph machine. Convoy of warships underway. Photo of John Walker with other Naval crewmen. Photo of Soviet Embassy in Washington, DC. Photo of cryptographic key card. U.S. nuclear submarine on surface. Zayre store in Washington, D.C. area. Drop site maps. Photo of John Walker's retirement party in 1977. Maps of North Africa and Europe. Photo of instructions for passing information at meeting sites in Vienna, Austria. Photo of Walker's residence, 1985. Photo of Jerry Whitworth. Letters from Whitworth to the FBI. Soviet KGB officer, Aleksei G. TKachenko. Michael Walker and Arthur Walker under arrest. John and Michael Walker under arrest. William Sessions, FBI Director.

Date: 1985
Duration: 13 min 13 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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