Universal Newsreel Vol. 31 Release 73-80 (1958)
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(Nov 15, 2007)
Experience the American Journey through our country's visual heritage in this historical recording provided by the National Archives of the United States.
Covering worldwide events in politics, entertainment, fashion, sports, and technology.
Release Dates: Sept 11,1958 - Oct 6,1958
Sept 11, (Release 73)- Marines join Chiang Kai Shek's forces on beaches of Formosa; gunners blast away at "drone" targets; FASHION GETS THE BOOT in New York; PRISON RODEO; Dodger catcher Roy Campanella tells of progress against paralysis.
Sept 15, (Release 74)- Tension continues with Reds in Formosa Strait 3-mile territorial limit despite Red threats; 40 DIE IN TRAIN WRECK: An estimated 40 persons die when a commuter train races in New York; CHURCHILL'S GOLDEN WEDDING; Royal Aif Force's new "V"-Jet; A festival on Italy's lake Como; HORCE RACING at the United Nations Handicap at Atlantic City.
Sept 18, (Release 75)- QUEMOY BLOCKADE GOES ON- U.S. REINFORCES IN AREA: on Formosa, U.S. jets arrive; WARSAW TALKS: negotiations begin between the U.S. and Red China; DE GAULLE MEETS WEST GERMAN CHANCELLOR; Algerian Nationalists attempt to assassinate French; "ROTTERDAM" LAUNCHED: Holland's largest passenger ship; 13 th U. N. ASSEMBLY OPENS: Dulles charges Red China with menacing world peace.
Sept 22, (Release 76)- U.S. BUILD-UP AFFECTS QUEMOY CRISIS; Presidential Assistant Sherman Adams resigns after controversy of bribery; NAVY MISSILE FIRED 200 MILES INLAND; Deputy Supreme Commander of NATO retires; Algeria's rebels set up a government in Cairo; THOR MISSILES TO ROYAL AIR FORCE; COLLEGE FOOTBALL; THE U.S. RACES BRITAIN AT SEA.
Sept 25, (Release 77)- DE GAULLE RALLIES FRANCE for support of new constitution; LEBANON PRESIDENT ELECTED; ALPINE EXPLOSION BY GEOPHYSICAL SCIENTISTS; GIANT EARTH-MOVER IN SAN FRANCISCO; 25 YEARS AGO TODAY: Depression-stricken farmers find corn surpluses. The 1933 World Series.
Sept 29, (Release 78)- STORMS RIP EASTERN U.S., JAPAN: Hurricane Helene roars and Typhoon Ida kills 600; a victory for DeGaulle's constitution; NEWSMEN REACH QUEMOY; British pilot dies carrier jet disaster; America's racing yacht Columbia defends the merlon's Cup against Britain; COLLEGE FOOTBALL.
Oct 2, (Release 79)- Red China launches enormous propaganda demonstration to denounce America; SOLAR FURNACE DEMONSTRATED; SKY DIVERS: Marine dare-devils train; Highlights of World Series.
Oct 6, (Release 80)- LAST FILMS OF POPE BEFORE STROKE; 60-DAY SUBMARINE ENDURANCE RECORD; FRENCH FLOODS; DE GAULLE IN ALGERIA to cement his constitutional victory; people celebrate 100th anniversary of St. Bernadette's visions at Lourdes; NEW ARMY OFFENSE RIPS PENN; MICHIGAN STATE AND MICHIGAN TIE.
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