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Synopsis: African And Asian Nations Meet In Indonesia, Children Line Up For Polio Vaccine, Famed Physicist Albert Einstein Dies, Austria Again A Sovereign State, House Speaker Sam Rayburn Of Texas Is Honored, Pro Golf Tournament With Babe Zaharias, British Boxer Don Cockwell Trains For Fight With Rocky Marciano, Motorcycle Trick Riders Wow Crowds With Globe Of Death...(read more)

  • Date: 1955
  • Duration: 00:07:57
  • Sound: No
  • Color: Monochrome
  • Type: Public Domain
  • Language: English
  • Location: United States, Austria, Indonesia

Newsreels 1955 April 18

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African And Asian Nations Meet In Indonesia

Representatives of thirty nations from Africa and Asia converge on Bandung, Indonesia for the Bandung Conference that may determine the division of strength between the communist and free worlds.

LS, aerial view of buildings and traffic in Bandung, capital of West Java province in Indonesia.CU street scenes of Bandung, Indonesia. Shows arrival of Prime Minister of India Pandit Jawaharial Nehru. Dignitaries from Asia and Africa seated at table. The talks center around how to promote Afro-Asian economic and cultural cooperation and oppose colonialism or neocolonialism by any nation. Signs on conference table reads "Sailan", "Indonesia", "Birma". Shows an animated map of Republic Of Indonesia with focus on "Djakarta". Brief street scene of Djakarta, Capital of Indonesia.

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Children Line Up For Polio Vaccine

Mass immunization or vaccination program for babies, kids and children against polio. Shows storage of the Salk vaccine. Workers package cartons of the Salk vaccine for shipment.

Nurse fills needle with Salk vaccine. Shows parents with their children in health facility waiting room to receive Polio vaccination. Young child in mother's arms is given a "shot in the arm" by a nurse. A young boy is given a "Polio shot". Shows line of parents and children on sidewalk waiting to enter vaccination center. Sign reads "Polio Shots Here". Scenes of children getting Polio shots.

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Famed Physicist Albert Einstein Dies

Famed Physicist Albert Einstein, "Father Of The Atomic Age" and originator of the theory of relativity dies at age of 76. Brief scenes of Albert Einstein at home in a sweater and putting on his glasses. Einstein with Yeshiva University President Rabbi Samuel Belkin and New York State Attorney General Nathaniel L. Goldstein as they present him with a model of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Einstein in an academic procession at Princeton University.

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Austria Again A Sovereign State

Sovereignty agreement between Austria and Russia is signed. Chancellor Julius Raab flies home from Moscow, where he signed the "Staatsvertrag" or Austrian Independence Treaty with Russians re-establishing Austria as a sovereign state. Huge throngs acclaim the Chancellor who promised Austrian neutrality.

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House Speaker Sam Rayburn Of Texas Is Honored

House Speaker Sam Rayburn of Texas is honored. Testimonial dinner for House Speaker Sam Rayburn of Texas is attended by many party notables. Speaker Sam Rayburn with former US President Harry S. Truman and Adlai Stevenson. Speaker Rayburn speaks (no audio). Shows Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt being seated. Image of Mrs Woodrow Wilson. Image of Governor Averill Harriman of New York State.

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Pro Golf Tournament With Babe Zaharias

Babe Zaharias in Beaumont Texas golf tournament. At Beaumont, Texas, Babe Zaharias competes in her own golf match that was won by Elizabeth May "Betty" Jameson by eight strokes. "Betty" Jameson was one of the founders of the LPGA.

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British Boxer Don Cockwell Trains For Fight With Rocky Marciano

UK boxer Don Cockwell works out in the San Rafael California for boxing match with Rocky Marciano. The British boxer Don Cockwell hitting "speed bag" in workout. Shows boxer Don Cockell throwing a baseball and taking batting instructions.

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Motorcycle Trick Riders Wow Crowds With Globe Of Death

Motorcycles riders at Palisades Park, New Jersey. Park attraction sign reads "Globe of Death". The new thrill sensation is The Globe of Death, two motorcycle riders (daredevils) riding inside a steel cage. Various scenes of daredevils on motorcycles riding in a spherical steel cage.

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Hollywood Actress Judy Holliday For The American Cancer Society

Hollywood Movie Actress Judy Holliday in a PSA for The American Cancer Society.

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