Universal Newsreel Volume 34, Issue 99


Universal Newsreel Volume 34, Issue 99


The original release sheet reads: KATANGA TROOPS FIGHT U.N. FORCE: New Violence flares in the unhappy Congo as United Nations troops move in force against rebellious elements in Katanga Province. The troops of the secessionist province vow to follow a "scorched earth" policy and fight to the end. A fighter escort now accompanies U.S. cargo planes bringing in supplies. KENNEDY URGES PHYSICAL FITNESS: Addressing the Football Hall of Fame Dinner, the President touches on his career in the Armed forces under General MacArthur and the General gets a laugh. He then urges Americans to become participants, and not merely spectators, in sports. QUEEN ENDS AFRICAN TOUR: Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip end their African tour in Liberia as they head for home. The Queen built up the prestige of the Empire among newly independent nations on her trip. ERNIE DAVIS WINS HEISMAN TROPHY: The Syracuse whiz-kid, halfback Ernie Davis, receives the Heisman Trophy as the best college player of the year. He ran Syracuse's opponents ragged and now hopes to play eight or ten years as a pro. TWENTY-FIVE YEARS AGO President Roosevelt goes to Buenos Aires for a Peace Conference. Henry Ford reconstructs the Wright Brothers bicycle shop to enshrine the birthplace of the airplane. The woman who was America's Sweetheart, Mary Pickford, marries Buddy Rogers. James J. Braddock, Cinderella-man of boxing, prepares to meet Joe Louis in defense of his title. Ralph Guldahl is the outstanding golfer of the year. Jimmy Durante beats Santa Claus to town by a nose.

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