Universal Newsreel Vol. 31 Release 33-40 (1958)
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(Jan 24, 2008)
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: Apr 24,1958 - May 19,1958
Apr 24, (Release 33)- TEXAS PIANIST WINS TOP SOVIET MUSIC PRIZE: Van Cliburn wins Tchaikowsky Competition; SOLAR ECLIPSE IN JAPAN; 49 DIE IN PLANE CRASH: A mid-air collision between a transport and an Air Force jet; QUEEN SORAYA of Iran arrives in New York; DOOLITTLE HONORED in rememberance of Tokyo raid; MODELS GO TO MEXICO.
Apr 28, (Release 34)- FUN AT THE BRUSSELS WORLD'S FAIR; ISRAEL'S TENTH ANNIVERSARY IN JERUSALEM; PRINCESS MARGARET ARRIVES IN TRINIDAD; CHURCHILL AND IKE EXHIBIT PAINTINGS; RUSSO-GERMAN TRADE PACT; TRACK THRILLS AT PENN RELAYS: at the 64th Penn Relays.
May 1, (Release 35)- VANGUARD MISFIRED; NAVY'S POLARIS MISSILE TESTED; INFLATO-PLANE: Navy's rubberized fabric airplane; 20 FT. SNOW PASS IS CLEARED; Princess Margaret's tour of the new West Indian Federation; SEAL HUNTING ON CASPIAN SEA; NATIONAL WALKING CHAMPIONSHIPS.
May 5, (Release 36)- REDS HARASS WEST BERLIN: West Berlin's river tolled by East Germany; MAY DAY PARADE IN PRAGUE; MAY DAY IN VATICAN-ROME; GENERAL ROBERT E. LEE'S BIRTHPLACE is visited by Ike and First Lady; NIXON VISITS SOUTH AMERICA; the 84th Kentucky Derby; Virginia's 31st Apple Blossom Festival.
May 8, (Release 37)- A WET AND COSTLY SPRING; U.S. WORLD TRADE FAIR opens in New York City with sixty nations represented; CARDINAL STRITCH - former Archbishop of Chicago leaves hospital after amputation of his right arm; ST. PAUL'S CATHEDRAL: not yet fully rebuilt; NEGLIGEE FASHIONS are previewed in Rome; SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIPS: Britain's Cup Final; MOTORCYCLE HILL CLIMB.
May 12, (Release 38)- REDS HARASS NIXON: In Peru, he is spit upon by the Red-led mobs; MASS CALISTHENICS: In Madrid, 10,000 display organized calisthenics; The boardwalk, Atlantic City, N.J. sees pilgrimage event; TODDLERS' BALLET; HINTS ON HATS: new hat creations; A.A.U. GYMNASTS: college athletes compete for the Gymnastic Championships; BOXING T.K.O. IN DORTMUND.
May 15, (Release 39)- HERO'S WELCOME FOR VICE PRESIDENT NIXON
AFTER VENEZUELA MOB ATTACK: Nixon is welcomed after anti-American demonstration; CURRENT AGONY OF FRANCE: A junta calls on De Gaulle to take over in France, which hangs by a thread with the nation on the brink of civil war.
May 19, (Release 40)- FRANCE- THE CHALLENGE OF GENERAL de GAULLE: 35,000 security troops guard Paris in the gravest crisis since World War II; MINE DESTROYER; Dedication ceremonies of Eisenhower State Park; VAN CLIBURN RETURNS: American pianist champion is greeted; MIRACLE MILE: In the LA Coliseum Relays, Elliott runs America's fastest mile.
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