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Experience the American Journey through our country's visual heritage in this historical recording provided by the National Archives of the United States.
Release Dates: July 17,1958 - Aug 11,1958
July 17, (Release 57)- MID-EAST CRISIS: AMERICA, BRITAIN, SEND IN TROOPS. U.S. MARINES RESPOND TO THREATENED BEIRUT REGIME. BRITAIN ANSWERS CALL FROM JORDAN, AIRLIFTING 2,600 PARATROOPERS. THE UNITED NATIONS CALLS FOR DECISIVE ACTION BY THE WORLD ORGANIZATION.
July 21, (Release 58)- MID-EAST CRISIS: Moscow's angry demonstration at U.S. Embassy; America builds forces in Lebanon; BULLS RAMPAGE in Spain; 25 YEARS AGO TODAY: The New Deal is hailed in New York by 10 hour parade. CHICAGO'S WORLD FAIR; PERSONALITIES OF THE DAY: John D. Rockefeller golfing; Albert Einstein comes to America.
July 24, (Release 59)- MID-EAST QUIET: PENDING U.N.-SUMMIT TALK:
U.S. Robert Murphy begins Lebanon compromise efforts. As U. S. planes airlift vitally needed fuel, U.S. evacuees from Iraq arrive in Rome; FIRST OUTBOARD TO CROSS ATLANTIC; BIGGEST BLIMP FOR NAVY: carries largest airborne radar antenna; FALL FASHION PARADE; ARMED FORCES DAY AT SALINAS RODEO.
July 28, (Release 60)- MID-EAST CRISIS- PROPAGANDA WAR HOT: British forces in Jordan, but Nasser calls on Jordanians for an anti-West rising. RECORD BALLOON TRIP: Navy research balloon into stratosphere for endurance record; JAPAN TYPHOON; MISS UNIVERSE 1958; JEHOVAH'S WITNESSES: 180,000 gather in N.Y.C.; HORSE RACING AT ARLINGTON CLASSIC.
July 31, (Release 61)- LEBANESE ELECTIONS HELD: the election of General Faud Shehab; "HOT" TEA: A freighter loaded with radioactive Japanese tea in New York; CHENNAULT FUNERAL: wartime leader of the Flying Tigers is remembered; MASS BAPTISM: for 7,136 new Jehovah's Witnesses; FASHION FIESTAIN MEXICO; monkeys at Frankfurt Zoo.
Aug 4, (Release 62)- WORST ARGENTINE FLOODS IN 18 YEARS; HOTEL HAS USES WALKIE-TALKIES; U.S.S.R. AIR SHOW; PRINCESS MARGARET VISITS CANADA; ESTHER WILLIAMS DAY: The lovely star arrives in Atlantic City by helicopter; WOMEN'S SOCCER IN HOLLAND; the gala opening of new Yonkers Raceway.
Aug 7, (Release 63)- IKE WARNS ON ECONOMY; KING HUSSEIN, his regime still shaky despite quiet in the Mid-East; MERCHANT MARINE ACADEMY GRADUATION; ESTHER WILLIAMS; AUTUMN; WOMEN'S DIVING CHAMPIONSHIPS IN TOPEKA.
Aug 11, (Release 64)- The atomic sub Nautilus pioneers a new seaway: 1830 miles in 96 hours!; Ike confers the Legion of Merit on her skipper; HERBERT HOOVER TURNS 84; GROMYKO ARRIVES to head Russia's U.N. delegation; N.Y. TRAIN WRECK: 5 die; 5 MAN MILE RACE IN DUBLIN: Elliott wins in 3:54; TWENTY-FIVE YEARS AGO TODAY: Hitler becomes Chancellor of Germany. Bonito Mussolini is acclaimed by his Blackshirts.
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