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Ernie Pyle reports in newspaper about why he likes Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Tribute to war correspondent, Ernie Pyle in New Mexico. Newspaper column by Ernie Pyle, called "The ROVING REPORTER." In it Pyle mentions many places he could live, including the Pacific Northwest, New England, the Mississippi Gulf Coast, Key West, California, and Honolulu. Images of these places are shown. Farmers loading hay in the Northwest; A church in New England; A paddle wheeler ship on the Mississippi River; A seaplane coming in to land on the water at Key West, Florida; Aerial glimpse of Golden Gate Bridge; the Diamond Head mountain in Honolulu. But Pyle chose to live in Albuquerque New Mexico. View of a passenger train arriving at station in Albuquerque. The street and house where Ernie Pyle lived A woman on the porch of the house petting Pyle's dog Cheetah. Inside the house are views of his study, books, and photographic memorabilia. View of Pyle with American soldiers in World War 2. American troops marching in war zone. Troops trying to keep warm in snowy conditions, and advancing in street fighting and other places, firing at hidden enemies Scene shifts back to Pyle’s study at home and focuses on a map of New Mexico. Glimpse of Santa Fe and its Capitol building, and its old Palace of the Governors. Persons on horseback riding in the town of Taos, and views of its Pueblo village. Gravestone of famous Frontier Scout, Kit Carson. Coal being moved in open rail cars from a mine in New Mexico. Street scene in Roswell and the New Mexico Military Institute with cadets marching in a field. View of Silver City, and of various metal ores being mined. Carlsbad Caverns, seen with visitors on a walkway in front of a huge opening and views inside the caverns where visiting children are singing the hymn, Rock of Ages. Views, back again to Ernie Pyle’s home, its study and living room, with his dog Cheetah sitting on one of the chairs.

Date: 1945
Duration: 3 min 33 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
A political broadcast shows Democratic nominee Hubert Humphrey at a convention in Chicago, Illinois prior to an election.

A political broadcast, based on the first civil right of every American citizen that is to be free from domestic violence, in the United States prior to the 1968 Presidential Election. Still images show Democratic presidential nominee Hubert Humphrey at the party's convention in Chicago, Illinois. Riots in the United States following assassinations of prominent leader in the African American civil rights movement, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Senator from New York Robert F. Kennedy, in 1968. U.S. soldiers battling the enemy in Vietnam during the Vietnam War. A picture depicting poverty shows a poor family.

Date: 1968
Duration: 51 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Scenes during Mexican revolution, in 1913, along the U.S. Mexican border

U.S. soldier with shouldered rifle stands guard beside the Rio Grande river, separating the United States from Mexico, in 1913. A dog stands next to him. The river is rushing in the background. View of extensive stakes and barbed wire lining the U.S.Mexico border. U.S. soldiers perform changing of the guard at a checkpoint on the U.S. side of the border between the U.S. and Mexico. Two new American sentries replace those being relieved. Signs on the fence identify the respective country boundaries. Mexican refugees (mostly women and children) flee the revolutionary combat taking place in Mexico. U.S. soldiers monitor as they cross into the United States, and direct some passing inside a trench manned by American soldiers along the border. Scene shifts to an official looking building guarded by U.S. soldiers. Several Mexican men, including Pancho Villa leave the building, accompanied by two or more Americans. (One American, wearing glasses , and carrying a cane. is dressed in a white suit, and wears a bow tie and Edwardian style summer straw hat. Next, Pancho Villa is seen with a number of his soldiers. A group of Mexican men relaxing at a shaded table near rustic structures. Large cacti frame the foreground, where a girl is walking toward them. Closeup of the men gathered around the table.

Date: 1913
Duration: 1 min 10 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Senator Daniel Inouye talks about demonstrators during keynote address of 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago, Illinois

Democratic National Convention of 1968 held at International Amphitheater in Chicago, Illinois United States. Keynote speaker at the meeting, Daniel Ken Inouye, Senator from Hawaii, delivers his address. Democratic representatives from all States at the convention. Placards displayed for seating arrangements of Democrats from different States. Senator Inouye urges delegates to listen to the concerns and protests of youth demonstrators. He points out that it is a worldwide phenomenon, and not just demonstrations affiliated with the Vietnam War. Senator Inouye says, "The marching feet of youth have led us into a new era of politics, and we can never turn back."

Date: 1968, August
Duration: 54 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Fidel Castro raise funds, buy arms and ammunition in the United States and Mexico, for the revolution in Cuba.

Cuban freedom fighters in exile in the U.S. and Mexico. New York encircled on the U.S. map. The freedom fighters' leaflets holds up a baseball game at the Yankee Stadium in New York. Players on a baseball field. Miami encircled on the U.S. map. Castro raises funds for the revolution in Miami. Police and officials inspect arms confiscated from the revolutionaries. Mexico City and Quintana encircled on a map. A huge war chest is raised in Mexico City. Castro buys arms and a 58 foot yacht equipped to carry fourteen people in Quintana. Ammunition dumped into a carton. Aerial view of an island. Wheel house on Castro's boat that goes aground Officers and men on the boat. The radio operator sends a message dictated by an officer. Soldiers load ammunition, stand guard, and enter the gates. Some of Castro's men escape to the Sierra Maestra Mountains. A woman lays flowers on a revolutionists' grave, killed during the ambush by Batista's men. Men with load on horses. They cross a stream. A man with a machine gun. Soldiers advance in the jungle, talk to civilians and rest. Soldiers eat fruits, including girls who have joined Castro's movement. Fidel Castro seated in a chair while a man trims his hair. Soldiers shoot at a plane in the sky. A soldier loads his rifle. A woman stitches a shirt with the name 'JULIO' on it. A woman dries clothes on a clothes line.

Date: 1960
Duration: 2 min 42 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
President Johnson delivers a speech and people express grief after the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. in the U.S.

From production "April Aftermath", showing mourning and grief throughout the United States after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. on April 4, 1968. The flag of the United States is lowered at half mast. People listen to President Johnson's speech about the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. (a leader in the American Civil Rights Movement) as broadcast on national television. Families are seen at home gathered around the television to watch the speech. Views of several families of husband and wife and children gathered in their living rooms viewing television sets to watch the address. President Lyndon B. Johnson delivers a speech. The Seal of the President of the United States on a dais. President Johnson declares April 7 as a national day of mourning for the civil rights leader. Mourning ceremonies are conducted in all churches and pilgrims of the United States. Television broadcast the faces of leaders and the news about the assassination and people expressing grief. A large crowd of civilians gather at a condolence meet. People in a line enter a building to express their grief. They come outside the building. A large crowd of civilians gather and attend the condolence ceremony. They express grief.

Date: 1968, April 4
Duration: 6 min 16 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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