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Universal Newsreels 1963: Part 1
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Summary: Congress, Mona Lisa, Alcatraz
Story No: X02529
Source: The Universal Archives
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Date: 12/31/1963 12:00 AM
People: Lyndon Johnson
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Congress Opens: "Ted" Kennedy Joins 88th Session

The 88th Congress convenes in Washington and faces a busy session. There are some new faces on Capitol Hill. Along them are twelve new Senators. They are sworn in by Vice-President Lyndon Johnson before taking up their new duties. Among them is Edward "Ted" Kennedy, the third Kennedy brother in the national political arena. House Speaker John McCormick calls the session to order.

Priceless Smile: President Leads Mona Lisa Tribute

President Kennedy and Andre Malraux, French Cultural Affairs Minister, lead a VIP reception at the first United States exhibition of the Mona Lisa. Next day the lady with the enigmatic smile draws a first day crowd of 10.000 poeple who file by - four abreast.

Last Prisoners Leave Alcatraz

It's "open house" at Alcatraz prison as the last of its 1,500 prisoners are removed to other Federal penitentiaries. Camera men are allowed to roam at will through the corridors and cell blocks of "The Rock" in San Francisco Bay that once confined the nation's most desperate criminals.

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Subjects: Government and politics
People: Lyndon Johnson
Organisations: United States Congress, United States government
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Universal Newsreels 1963: Part 2
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Summary: Airport, Submarine
Story No: X02530
Source: The Universal Archives
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Date: 12/31/1963 12:00 AM
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President Dedicates O'Hare Airport

President Kennedy makes the formal dedication of Chicago's o'Hare Airport, already known as the world's busiest terminal. Later he arrives downtown at a Civic luncheon at which he urges public support of his 10.3 billion dollar tax cut.

Submarine Disaster: Nation Mourns 129 Lost On Thresher

"I conclude with great regret and sadness that the submarine Thresher is lost" - with those words Admiral George Anderson, chief of naval operations, mounted an epitaph for 129 men aborad the nucleara craft. Afer an overhaul, the Thresher, fastest and deepest diving of all submarines, was on a test dive in 8.400 feet of water, 200 miles east of Boston, accompanied by the tender Skylark. Presumably the Thresher rests on the ocean's bottom. Her fate recalls a happier one - that of the Squalus in 1939. With a diving bell the navy was able to rescue the 33 men who were still alive.

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Universal Newsreels 1963: Part 3
Title:
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Summary: Oscars, Royalty
Story No: X02531
Source: The Universal Archives
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Date: 12/31/1963 12:00 AM
People: Angie Dickinson, Ed Begley, Patty Duke, Anne Bancroft, Gregory Peck, Grace Kelly, Prince Rainier III, Prince Albert
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The 35th Annual "Oscar" Awards

The most glamorous night in glamorous Hollywood draws a glittering crowd. There's an air of electrified anticipation among the stars, including Angie Dickinson. The awards go to Ed Begley, Patty Duke, Anne Bancroft and Gregory Peck.

Focus On Royalty: Princess Grace and Rainer Visit US

Prince Rainier III of Monaco arrives in New York with his daughter Caroline for a six-week visit. His princess, the former Grace Kelly, arrives four hours later with th heir to the throne, Prince Albert. They leave immediately for Philadelphia, Grace's home town, and while there will celebrate their 7th wedding anniversary.

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Subjects: Royalty, Celebrity, Entertainment, Arts and entertainment
People: Angie Dickinson, Ed Begley, Patty Duke, Anne Bancroft, Gregory Peck, Grace Kelly, Prince Rainier III, Prince Albert
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Universal Newsreels 1963: Part 4
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Summary: Alabama, Pope
Story No: X02532
Source: The Universal Archives
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Date: 12/31/1963 12:00 AM
People: George Wallace, Jim Hood
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Alabama Story: Blacks Enrolled As Governor Yields

The University of Alabama campus is under tight security as Governor George Wallace confronts a deputy U.S. attorney. The Federal officers are armed with a proclamation urging the Governor to end his efforts to prevent two black students from registering. Wallace stands firm and President Kennedy federalizes the National Guard. When they move in, the Governor bows to Presidential authority and James Hood and Vivian Malone become the first two blacks to be registered at the University. That night the President appeals to the nation, saying the United States is facing a "moral crisis" and that it is the duty of all to uphold the law.

World Hails New Pontiff

Throngs in St. Peter's Square wait patiently and prayerfully for the puff of whites smoke that announces a new Pope has been elected. On the fifth ballot Giovanni Battista Cardinal Montini becomes the 262nd Supreme Pontiff of half a billion Roman Catholics. He takes the name Pope John Paul VI and pledges to carry on the work of Pope John XXIII who pledged the Church to taking an active role in world affairs.

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Subjects: African-Americans, Race and ethnicity, State governments, Roman Catholicism, Social issues, Social affairs, Government and politics, Christianity, Religion
People: George Wallace, Jim Hood
Organisations: Alabama state government
Locations: Alabama, United States, North America
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Universal Newsreels 1963: Part 5
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Summary: JFK, Hot Line
Story No: X02533
Source: The Universal Archives
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Date: 12/31/1963 12:00 AM
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President Kennedy In Europe

They roll out the red carpet for President Kennedy on his arrival in West Germany and he receives a roaring welcome from an estimated 2.000.000 in Cologne and Bonn. He attends Mass in famed Cologne Cathedral and again pledges the United States will remain in Europe "as long as desired or required".

Moscow "Hot Line" Readied

The teletype that will connect Washington with Moscow is set up in the Pentagon - a weapon of peace. Later the Russian Ambassador visits President Kennedy to set up a meeting between the President and Soviet Foreign Minister Gromyko.

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Universal Newsreels 1963: Part 6
Title:
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Summary: Martin Luther King, Jr A
Story No: X02534
Source: The Universal Archives
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Date: 12/31/1963 12:00 AM
People: Martin Luther King Jr.
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The March On Washington

Just one hundred years after Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation to free the slaves, 200.000 march in Washington to rally for civil rights. In an orderly gathering at the Lincoln Memorial, Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. makes his most stirring address - "I have a dream..." and other black leaders urge Congress to pass the Civil Rights Bill to end racial inequity. They call for "Action Now" - the theme of the monstrous rally. None of the disorder that authorities feared develops. It is a serious gathering that is tinged with good-humor as if the demonstrators have finally found strength in each other.

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People: Martin Luther King Jr.
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Universal Newsreels 1963: Part 7
Title:
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Summary: Martin Luther King, Jr B
Story No: X02535
Source: The Universal Archives
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Date: 12/31/1963 12:00 AM
People: Martin Luther King Jr.
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The March On Washington

Just one hundred years after Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation to free the slaves, 200.000 march in Washington to rally for civil rights. In an orderly gathering at the Lincoln Memorial, Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. makes his most stirring address - "I have a dream..." and other black leaders urge Congress to pass the Civil Rights Bill to end racial inequity. They call for "Action Now" - the theme of the monstrous rally. None of the disorder that authorities feared develops. It is a serious gathering that is tinged with good-humor as if the demonstrators have finally found strength in each other.

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In an orderly gathering at the Lincoln Memorial, Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. makes his most stirring address - "I have a dream..." and other black leaders urge Congress to pass the Civil Rights Bill to end racial inequity. They call for "Action Now" - the theme of the monstrous rally. None of the disorder that authorities feared develops. It is a serious gathering that is tinged with good-humor as if the demonstrators have finally found strength in each other.

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Subjects: Human rights and civil liberties, Social issues, Social affairs
People: Martin Luther King Jr.
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Universal Newsreels 1963: Part 8
Title:
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Summary: Mafia, Fashion
Story No: X02536
Source: The Universal Archives
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Date: 12/31/1963 12:00 AM
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Senate Investigations Sub-Committee Looks Into Mafia

The Senate Investigations Sub-Committee gets a gloomy report from attorney General Robert Kennedy on the rising rate of national crime. Its star witness, however, is convicted murder-hoodlum, Joseph Valachi, who has been hidden away since confessing to the F.B.I.

Fashion Parade

Winter fashions from West Berlin feature lots of light wool and furs, and show that veils floating form evening gowns are very much back in fashion. The collection emphasizes a long, extended silhouette.

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Universal Newsreels 1963: Part 9
Title:
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Summary: Sports A
Story No: X02537
Source: The Universal Archives
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Date: 12/31/1963 12:00 AM
People: Sandy Koufax, Jack Nicklaus
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Sports Highlights Of 1963

Nineteen Sixty-Three is a golden year in sports.

Baseball enjoys a gala season from opening day when President Kennedy throws out the first ball

In the 1963 World Series, Sandy Koufax stars as he fans 15 batters in the first game. The Dogers win in four straight games and it is Koufax again, in the last game, who reduces the mighty Yankee bat to tooth-picks

In golf, Jack Nicklaus wins the Masters Crown to fulfill the promise he made the previous year when winning the Open

The 1963 U.S. Open is won by Julius Boros who first won the crown 11 years earlier (28:04)

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People: Sandy Koufax, Jack Nicklaus
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Universal Newsreels 1963: Part 10
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Summary: Sports B
Story No: X02538
Source: The Universal Archives
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Date: 12/31/1963 12:00 AM
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Sports Highlights Of 1963

Don Schollander, 17, makes a bis splash in the swimming world by setting a record in the 200-meter free-style

John Pennell becomes the first man to break 17 feet in the pole vault

C.K. Yang smashes the ten-event Decathlon record by scoring an unbelievable 9,121 points

Chateaugay wins the 1963 Kentucky Derby by outrunning the favorites and then continues his winning ways by copping the Belmont

Mighty Kelso is named "Horse of the Year" for the 4th time

The Toronto Maple Leafs defeat the Detroid Red Wing to take hockey's Stanley Cup once more

Loyola and the University of Cincinnati battle into overtime before Loyola comes up with the winning basket

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Subjects: NHL hockey, Record setting events, Professional hockey, Hockey, Sports, NHL hockey, Men's hockey, Men's sports, Men's hockey, General news
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