In episode 38 of the old TV show "Yesterday's Newsreel", viewers catch up on news in Turkey, California, Indiana, and more. The episode begins with aerial footage of Constantinople (Istanbul) and Sultan Ahmed Mosque (or Blue Mosque). Mehmed VI climbs into a carriage and is driven off, ending his rule as sultan (01:10). Kemal Pasha (Ataturk) and his wife walk from a building. Turkish troops train for maneuvers. Turkish troops carry their injured comrades during post-war fighting with Greek forces (02:15). Allied warships wait in the harbor of, and U.S. sailors escort Greek refugees onto the ships. U.S. sailors escort Greek refugees to Allied ships. Women’s rights activist Halide Edib Adivar poses for the camera (03:22). Viewers then see some of California’s crazy buildings that house hot dog and ice cream businesses. One is shaped like a boot from a nursery rhyme, while another is made to look like a polar igloo. The segment on personalities of 1925 features an all-orphan orchestra in New York with teacher Ted Lewis, Gertrude Lawrence posing with a dog (05:10), and Raymond Duncan (Isadore Duncan’s brother). John Dillinger smiles in the Crown Point, IN court room (05:58). FBI agent Melvin Purvis gets into a car following the death of Dillinger. Dillinger’s casket is put into a hearse and hauled away to his sister’s home. Crowds wait outside the house and throughout Indianapolis to watch as the body is moved to its final resting place at Crown Hill Cemetery (07:25). Next, viewers see women dancing on the deck of a Hudson River steamer in 1930 with New York City in the background (07:48). Commander Alger H. Dresel stands as he waits for the maiden flight of the USS Macon (ZRS-5) in 1933. The dirigible takes off from Akron, OH. Footage shows inside the ship, as crews walk on the catwalk and eat a meal. The Macon is moored at Lakehurst as the new Naval Air Chief Admiral King watches. Fashions of the Day shows off headdresses from 1927 Paris. The episode concludes with footage of a 1920 women’s rugby game between an English team and a French team, as well as footage of the 1930 Epsom Downs race, where Aga Khan’s horse, Blenheim, makes a come-from-behind final sprint to win the race.
Halide Edib Adıvar (Ottoman Turkish: خالده اديب [haːliˈde eˈdib]; sometimes spelled Halidé Edib in English) (11 June 1884 – 9 January 1964) was a Turkish novelist, nationalist, and political leader for women's rights. She was best known for her novels criticizing the low social status of Turkish women and what she saw as the lack of interest of most women in changing their situation.
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