90001_7553_pt15.mov

90001_7553_pt15

A newsreel of American troops in the Congo. Shots of U.S. armed forces carrying boxes off planes, troops marching in a line, bird's eye view of city streets, native Congolese standing in objection to America and Belgian troops in the streets, several men sitting holding guns, and Congolese armed forces unloading supplies from their planes. The second newsreel depicts a fifteen-year-old recording artist receiving a gold record for her number one hit from Leonard Snyder and Milton Rackmill, of Decca Records. She stands in an office at the record label between the two men smiling with the album in her hands. In the third reel, several women sport new fashionable clothes in Germany. They are showcasing new magnetic earrings. The clip includes closeups of the earring details and women's faces as they try on the accessories. 

1960s
B&W
Not Explicit