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United States aircraft carrier Franklin D Roosevelt (CVA-42) underway at sea in Panama

Aerial view of the United States aircraft carrier Franklin D Roosevelt (CVA-42) on its way to Balboa Panama. Ship underway in the Pacific Ocean with aircraft on the deck.

Date: 1954, February 17
Duration: 3 min 8 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
United States aircraft carrier Franklin D Roosevelt (CVA-42) underway as H-19 helicopter comes in for landing, Panama.

The United States aircraft carrier Franklin D Roosevelt (CVA-42) on its way to Balboa Panama. Two motorboats follow the aircraft carrier . H-19 helicopter hovers in as it approaches the aircraft carrier for landing. Two motorboats continue to follow the ship. Helicopter on board the aircraft carrier.

Date: 1954, February 17
Duration: 3 min 11 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Latin American students on board the United States aircraft carrier Franklin D Roosevelt underway at sea in Panama.

The United States aircraft carrier Franklin D Roosevelt (CV-42) on its way to Balboa Panama. Latin American students of Albrook Air Force Base on board the aircraft carrier. They pose in front of jet planes parked on the carrier as others take pictures of them. A girls poses for a picture with an aircraft. Soldiers move up a ramp. Metal engravings having some names. Flight deck of the carrier. Colonel Taute and other officers get into H-19 helicopter and leave for a mission to Peru.

Date: 1954, February 17
Duration: 1 min 22 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
United States aircraft carrier Franklin D Roosevelt (CVA-42) pulls in Balboa pier, Panama.

The United States aircraft carrier USS Franklin D Roosevelt (CVA-42) on its way to Balboa, Panama. Aircraft carrier pulls into the pier at Balboa. Smoke rises from near by ship. Aerial view of the ship pulling into pier. Ships, steamers and boats in the far background.

Date: 1954, February 17
Duration: 56 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
French capitulate to North Vietnamese, and leave Indochina. Geneva Conference divides Vietnam.

Division of Vietnam into North and South Vietnam as Indochina war ends up in Vietnam. Aerial view of cratered battle ground, with smoke rising, at Dien Bien Phu, Vietnam, in March, 1954. A French A-26 Invader aircraft flying above some clouds and pilot in cockpit using radio. French paratroops, dropping from C-47 aircraft, and landing, to reinforce troops dug in at Dien Bien Phu. French artillery firing and rounds exploding in the distance. French troops moving through brush, and carrying wounded back out. Citizens on streets of Hanoi, North Vietnam, scrounging for scraps to eat. An old woman hunkered down in a doorway. A mother with a young boy. French troops crossing a bridge as they surrender following the siege at Dien Bien Phu. North Vietnamese troops entering Hanoi. Delegates at the Geneva conference of 1954, in the Palais des Nations, including representatives of the Soviet Union, the United States, France, the United Kingdom, and the People’s Republic of China, among others. Closeup of Soviet delegation, with Foreign Minister, Vyacheslav Molotov, second from left. View of the North Vietnamese delegation, and delegate Ta Quang Buu, Vice Minister of Defense of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (North Vietnam), and Head of their Military Delegation, signing the accords. Closeup of one treaty page, with his signature, as Minister of Defense, and that of Henri, Deltiel, Brigadier General, who signed for the Commander in Chief of all French Forces in Indochina. OUtdoors. After the conference, Soviet Foreign Minister, Molotov shakes hands with Chou En-lai, Chinese Foreign Minister. Soviet Deputy Foreign Minister,Andrei Gromyko, wearing a hat, is standing behind Molotov. A long line of refugees fleeing to the South, from North Vietnam. A 1954 map showing the division of North and South Vietnam at the 19th parallel. Mist settled among mountain tops. South Vietnamese people engaged in agricultural pursuits and building new dwellings. South Vietnamese placing ballots in boxes during elections. Brief glimpse of the glamorous Madame Ngo Dinh Nhu, defacto First Lady of South Vietnam, dressed in ao dai and wearing dark glasses, as she leaves a polling place. Farmers dressed in traditional conical hats (non la) working in grain fields, and reaping and carrying cut grain on poles in the South. Beautiful view of fishermen and boats silhouetted against sky, with tall limestone islands in background, at Ha Long Bay, North Vietnam (incorrectly implying it shows South Vietnamese in peaceful pursuits). South Vietnamese at work building structures with concrete blocks. A car with bullet holes in the windshield, draws attention on busy street in South Vietnam. Closeup of murdered man inside on floor of car. Scenes of vandalism at a house. Viet Minh guerillas moving through jungles and setting fires to straw roofed houses. Remains of a destroyed dwelling. Bodies of South Vietnamese killed, according to the narrator, by "Viet Cong pursuasion squads." A framed picture of Ho Chi Minh, over a North Vietnamese star flag.

Date: 1954
Duration: 3 min 52 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Construction of the Panama Canal

Construction of the Panama Canal connecting the Caribbean Ocean with the Pacific Ocean. Views of abandoned and failed first attempt by French team led by Ferdinand de Lesseps, with scenes of Panama natives cutting vegetation with machetes. Scene of abandoned canal work area. Scenes of United States work to build the canal beginning in 1903. Steam shovels digging and moving earth. Laborers construct railroad for use in canal building. General Glen Edgerton talks about the construction difficulties from malaria, and the worker prescription of quinine three times daily. Views of British and French workers on the site working and arriving by rail to work. Dynamite explosion removes rumble for railroad construction. View of locks under construction 1000 feet long and 110 feet wide. Excerpt from interview with former Canal Zone Governor and Congressman Maurice Thatcher, who characterizes the project as the greatest liberty that man had ever taken with nature. (Thatcher was honored when the first bridge connecting both sides of the Panama Canal was named after him as "Thatcher Ferry Bridge". In 1979 the name was officially changed to the Bridge of the Americas.) Clip next shows 1970's aerial view of the Panama Canal. Ships moving through the Panama Canal.

Date: 1903
Duration: 2 min 46 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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