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Signing of the National Voting Rights Act of 1965 in the United States.

The National Voting Rights Act of 1965 is enacted into law in the United States. The exterior of the Capitol building. Cars parked along the sides of the street in front of the building. U.S. President Lyndon Baines Johnson addressing audience gathered in the Capitol. People seated on chairs. The President speaks about the voting rights act. People applauding. American civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr standing with the other officials and civil rights leaders such as Roy Wilkins, James Farmer, and John Lewis, as President Johnson signs the Voting Rights Act in the President's Chamber of the Capitol.

Date: 1965, August 6
Duration: 2 min 1 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
U.S. President Johnson and A.G. Katzenbach present Voting Rights Act draft bill; scenes from third Selma to Montgomery march.

Exterior view of White House in Washington DC with a light covering of snow on the ground. Interior view of White House with U.S. President Lyndon Baines Johnson as he signs a letter to legislators urging quick passage of the Voting Rights Bill in Washington DC. U.S. President Lyndon Baines Johnson and U.S. Attorney General Nicholas deBelleville Katzenbach seated at a desk. The Attorney General briefs the press about the bill. Journalists take notes about the proposed bill. Scenes from the third Selma to Montgomery Civil Rights March, beginning on March 21, 1965. Martin Luther King Jr. and other activists seen marching arm-in-arm at different parts of the parade route, including past the state house in Montgomery, Alabama. Martin Luther King Jr. prepares to address marchers in Montgomery regarding a meeting he had to plan future marches.

Date: 1965, March 21
Duration: 1 min 44 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Plot to destroy national landmarks using dynamite is uncovered by New York policeman Raymond Wood.

Plot to blow up U.S. landmarks is uncovered in New York on February 16, 1965. Targets to blow up American landmarks: The Statue of Liberty in New York, the Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, The Liberty Bell in Philadelphia, The Shrine of Liberty in Pennsylvania, and the Washington Monument in Washington DC. View of vacant lot near the Woodland apartments in New York City. Bomb squad men moving package of dynamite. Bomb squad truck moving through city streets. The plot was organized by Robert Steele Collier, Walter Augustus Bowe, and Khaleel Sultran Sayyed of Black Liberation Front (BLF) and also a Canadian women, Michelle Duclos, of a Quebec separatist party. Uncover police man Raymond Wood is seen getting an award for uncovering the plot.

Date: 1965, February 16
Duration: 2 min 30 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Exchange of cultures and collaboration in science and arts between the Soviet Union and the United States

The Moscow summit between the U.S. and USSR in Moscow, Russia. Wyeth family artwork being packed in boxes for a visit to the Soviet Union. Various paintings being packed up. In exchange, some Russian paintings and artwork seen that will be displayed in America. General Secretary of the Communist Party of Soviet Union Mikhail Gorbachev visits the United States during Glasnost efforts. People on the streets in what appears to be New York or possibly Washington DC are surprised when he exits his motorcade to shake hands directly with American citizens gathered on the sidewalks.The U.S. Secretary of State George Shultz and his wife visiting Soviet Georgia and being greeted by Soviet citizens. Gorbachev and U.S. President Ronald Reagan side by side at a summit in Washington DC. They stand together on the White House lawn as a band plays. Animation depicts the sharing of cultures between the two nations and the exchange of magazines. View of American rock star Billy Joel and his band performing at a concert in the Soviet Union on New Year's eve. A Moiseyev Dance Company folk troupe from Russia performing a dance in the United States. Cultural exchange between the two countries includes views of a piano performance by Vladimir Horowitz in Moscow and a ballet performance in the United States by the Bolshoi Ballet. Several Russian school children pose for pictures on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC. Soviet teenage children enjoy a elevated ropes course in an outdoor program. People sit in an amphitheater with officials at a Chautaqua Talk in 1987. A group of Soviet citizens view a touring "Information USA" exhibit in the Soviet Union that presents American culture. They view the program on an array of television monitors. A young Russian boy speaks in Russian about his interest in learning about American culture. People watch a science exhibition. Astronauts of the USA and Soviet Union in a spacecraft. The astronauts open a connecting hatch and shake hands. Narrator describes collaboration of the two nations to monitor and study the depleting ozone layer of the earth and how to protect it. A man is shown sunbathing. Officials of the America and the Soviet Union sign an agreement relating to sharing information about safety of nuclear power plants. Soviet representatives and George Shultz, the U.S. secretary of State, inaugurate a new communication system that communicates nuclear dangers between the two countries. A woman in the communication room. Food grain pouring from a harvester, part of what is supplied to the Soviets. Soviet Union tanks and soldiers in Afghanistan. Soviet soldiers walking on a street in Afghanistan in front of a shop. Arrested American journalist Nicholas Daniloff disembarks an aircraft after his release. View of the exterior of the American Embassy in Russia. U.S. marine Sgt. Clayton J. Lonetree being escorted under guard after having been accused of collaborating in a Soviet spy mission at the U.S. embassy in Moscow. Scene inside a Voice of America radio broadcast studio. Sign indicates it is broadcasting in Russian. Close up of meter moving on a radio instrument during the broadcast. Dancers from the Dance Theatre of Harlem performing before their visit to the Soviet Union. A group of Soviet citizens including men, women and children walking outdoors. Mikhail Gorbachev with U.S. President Ronald Reagan at a ceremony on the White House grounds on December 8, 1987.

Date: 1987
Duration: 5 min 13 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Lyndon B Johnson takes oath as President during a ceremony at U.S. Capitol in Washington DC, United States.

Inauguration of U.S. President Lyndon B Johnson in Washington DC. Federal Supreme Court Chief Justice administers the oath taking of Lyndon Johnson as the President of United States. His wife stands by him during the oath taking ceremony. Number of dignitaries and civilians gathered�during the ceremony at the U.S. Capitol in Washington DC.

Date: 1965, January 20
Duration: 29 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Secretary of Defense Schlesinger with Joint Chiefs of staff at a press conference in Washington D.C., United States.

United States Joint Chiefs of staff pose for formal portrait in Washington D.C., United States. Joint Chiefs of Staff seated at the table for a formal portrait. Officers seated at the table from the left; General Fred C. Weyand, United states Army, General David C. Jones. United States Air Force, General George S. Brown, United States Air force, Chairman Joint Chief of Staff Admiral James L. Holloway, United States Navy, General Robert E. Cushman, United states Marine Corps, Operations deputies stand in the background. Lieutenant General Donald H. Cowles, United States Army, Lieutenant Huyser, United States Air Force, Vice Admiral Train, United states Navy, Vice Admiral Tailey, United States Navy, Lieutenant General Beckington, United States Marine corps. United States Secretary of Defense, James R. Schlesinger, Deputy Secretary William P. Clements and Joint Chiefs of Staff at a conference table. Secretary Schlesinger smokes a pipe and speaks to General Brown. A man clicks a picture.

Date: 1974, November 18
Duration: 1 min 50 sec
Sound: No
Color: Color
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
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