Summer Olympics of 1960 in Rome, Italy. U.S. group gets into formation for the parade to the stadium. Gold medal winner of 1956 games, track athlete Rafer Johnson holds an American flag. U.S. athletes standing around.
Summer Olympics of 1960 in Rome, Italy. Group of U.S. athletes march to the stadium. Gold medal winner of 1956 games Rafer Johnson of U.S. holds American flags and leads the procession of athletes marching.
Summer Olympics of 1960 in Rome, Italy. Japanese, Indian, American, Soviet athletes march at the stadium. Gold medalist of 1956 games Rafer Johnson holds American flag and leads the group of American athletes.
Graduation Ceremony for graduates of U.S. Army Military Police training course at Fort Gordon, Georgia, United States. Military Police (MPs) are honored by officers in a program. Friends and families seated in chairs to attend the outdoor program. Flags flying at the ceremony include some from other nations. Military Policemen on duty. A radion operator and a desk sergeant. An MP seated in a car. He talks over a telephone. The car is driven on a Military Base road. MPs directing army vehicles in a snow covered area. MPs carry and injured soldier in the snow. Change of scene to the Archway into Caserma Passalacqua, Verona, Italy, site of U.S. Army SETAF (Southern European Task Force) Headquarters. A 1956 Chevrolet Military Police car drives out of the SETAF gate with an American Military Policeman and an Italian Policeman inside. They drive and then park near the Verona Roman Arena and Palazzo Barbieri. They then patrol on foot together. Street scenes of Verona in that area.
The 1956 National Convention of the Democratic Party in Chicago, Illinois. Former President Harry S. Truman and his wife Bess, taking seats at the convention.Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt, widow of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, taking her seat. Democratic Party National Chairman, Paul M. Butler standing behind and below the podium as convention prepares to get underway. Amphitheater is filled with seated delegates, as they are called to order. Delegates standing and applauding, following the keynote speech of Frank G. Clement, Governor of Tennessee,who touches the Tennessee delegate identification pole as it is thrust toward him.. Delegates waving poles displaying their respective State Names.
In 1956, crowds of Hungarians walk peaceably in their Capital, Budapest, calling for establishment of their own style of communist rule. A woman waves a Hungarian flag from a window. A communist star is pulled down from atop a building. On October 24, 1956 Hungarian authorities crack down, with police supported by Russian troops from local garrison. Russian soldiers in T-34 tanks seen on city street. View of Russian soldiers leaving the area aboard a T-34 tank. Hungarians battling their police. View of Prime Minister,Imry Nagy, ascending steps of a government building. Narrator states that Nagy declares Hungary neutral in conflict between Soviet Union and the West. Soviet books and documents being burned. The next sequence shows Soviet T-34 tanks entering Hungary in force, on November 4, 1956. One is seen firing from a city street. Picture of Imre Nagy shown as Narrator says his execution was announced on June 17, 1958.