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Bishop Dwenger High School Library Metrotone News Digest educational films from the 1960's and 1970's, on subjects covering World War II up to the early 1970's.



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Bishop Dwenger High School Library Metrotone News Digest Educational Films from the 1960's and 1970's
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Screen News Digest, Volume 5, Issue 2 Discusses the mechanisms resulting in radioactive fallout from nuclear bombs, comparing amounts of fallout with natural sources of radiation, and showing the patterns of concentration of radioactivity as a result of upper air currents. Second segment shows the construction of the wall separating East Berlin from West Berlin, and explains the motives of the East German authorities for this construction.
Topic: 16mm film
With study guide
Topics: 16mm film, United Nations, States, Small
Captive Cuba: The Years Under Castro
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Topics: 16mm film, Castro, Fidel, 1927-
With study guide
Topics: 16mm film, Politics and government
Recounts the events of the Cuban missile crisis, from the discovery by aerial photography to the Russian withdrawal of missiles
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Topics: 16mm film, Cuban Missile Crisis (1962), Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962
Vol.9 Issue 6 
Topics: Bishop Dwenger, News Digest educational films
With study guide
Topics: 16mm film, Politics and government
Presents plans for the Project Apollo moon mission and correlates these with the experiments being carried out in Project Gemini
Topics: 16mm film, Project Apollo (U.S.), Project Gemini (U.S.)
Bishop Dwenger High School Library Metrotone News Digest Educational Films from the 1960's and 1970's
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Screen News Digest, Volume 9, Issue 7 A report on Thailand and its growing importance in the struggle for freedom in Southeast Asia.
Topic: 16mm film
The assassination of President John F. Kennedy, November 22, 1963
Topics: 16mm film, Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963, Presidents
Bishop Dwenger High School Library Metrotone News Digest Educational Films from the 1960's and 1970's
by Hearst Metrotone News, Inc; Screen News Digest (Firm)
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A review of the beginning of U.S. relations with Latin America, including the Cuban Missile Crisis
Topics: 16mm film, Diplomatic relations
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Reviews many of the scientific achievements in rocketry, beginning with Dr. Robert Hutchings Goddard's first liquid-propellant rocket launched on March 16, 1926. Also shows teenagers experimenting with missiles
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Topics: 16mm film, Rocketry
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Topics: 16mm film, Politics and government
Vol. 5  Issue 9  Plaza 7-4120 F13  BD
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Screen News Digest, Volume 7, Issue 3 Traces the history of the forty-two million immigrants to America since 1607. Discusses their role in the development of the country, and the reasons for their immigration.
Topic: 16mm film
With study guide
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Topics: 16mm film, Space vehicles
On reel with The Old Soldier -- a biography of General Douglas MacArthur
Topic: 16mm film
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Screen News Digest, Volume 9, Issue 10 Traces the history of China beginning with the rise to power of Mao Tse-Tung and communism.
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Topic: 16mm film
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Topics: 16mm film, Aeronautics, Military
Shows highlights of the space mission of Gemini 4 and the undersea mission of SeaLab II
Topics: 16mm film, White, Edward Higgins, 1930-1967, Project Gemini (U.S.), Project Sealab, Extravehicular...
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Shows highlights of the space mission of Gemini 4 and the undersea mission of SeaLab II
Topics: 16mm film, Project Gemini (U.S.), Project Sealab
First story tells of plans for the flight of Mariner II (already begun) and for the Dyna-Soar and Apollo projects. Second story uses the recent history of the relations between India and China to make the point that no nation can succeed at being neutral between communism and the free world
Topics: 16mm film, Project Mariner (U.S.), Manned space flight
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On reel with Focus on Nikita Khrushchev -- shakeup in the Kremlin and with America votes
Topics: 16mm film, Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964
With study guide
Topics: 16mm film, Project Apollo (U.S.), Saturn Project (U.S.), Space flight to the moon
First segment shows highlights of the inaugural festivities for Lyndon B. Johnson, on January 20, 1965 ; second segment is a eulogy for Winston Churchill, in the form of a biography
Topics: 16mm film, Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973, Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965,...
Robert Kennedy Climbs Mount Kennedy
Topics: 16mm film, Whittaker, James, Kennedy, Robert F, Mountaineering
A brief look at the life of John Glenn precedes presentation of his orbit of the earth in Friendship 7 (the first by an American) and his reception by President, Congress, and people of the United States
Topics: 16mm film, Glenn, John, 1921-, Project Mercury (U.S.)
Tells the story of Mao Tse-tung's rise to power and the goals and methods of the People's Republic of China, emphasizing the duplicity and the desire for world domination
Topics: 16mm film, Mao, Zedong, 1893-1976
With study guide
Topics: 16mm film, Goldwater, Barry M. (Barry Morris), 1909-1998, Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines),...
Reports on man's continuing attempts to explore the silent world of the sea and push back the frontiers of inner space.
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Topics: 16mm film, Oceanography
With study guide
Topics: 16mm film, Medal of Honor
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Describes world conditions and recounts the major events of A.D. 1932. Among the items presented are the rise of Hitler, flights by Lindbergh and Doolittle, prohibition, sports events, and the election of Franklin D. Roosevelt as President of the United States
Topics: 16mm film, History, Modern
With study guide
Topic: 16mm film
Vol. 4 Issue 9
Topics: Bishop Dwenger, News Digest Education Films
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Screen News Digest, Volume 4, Issue 10
Topic: 16mm film
With story guide
Topics: 16mm film, United Nations
With study guide
Topics: 16mm film, Presidents
Examines the effect on France, Europe, and the Free World of the French Leader Charles de Gaulle, especially his involvement in WWII
Topics: 16mm film, Gaulle, Charles de, 1890-1970
With study guide
Topics: 16mm film, Nuclear warfare
Highlights of President John F. Kennedy's goodwill tour to Puerto Rico, Venezuela, and Columbia. Second newsreel examines United States involvement in WWII leading to victory for the allies in Europe
Topics: 16mm film, Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963, World War (1939-1945), World War,...
The three segments deal, respectively, with the Seattle World's Fair (Century 21), the Mayan-influenced work of modern Honduran artist Arturo Lopez-Rodezno, and the effects of industrialization and Peronism on Argentina
Topics: 16mm film, Painters, Politics and government
With study guide
Topics: 16mm film, World War (1939-1945), World War, 1939-1945, War
First newsreel shows the visit of Leonardo da Vinci's painting, the Mona Lisa, brought to the U.S. for exhibit for the first time in history. Second newsreel shows the opening sessions of the 88th Congress convened in Washington, January, 1963
Topics: 16mm film, Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519, United States. Congress, Mona Lisa (Leonardo, da Vinci)
With study guide
Topics: 16mm film, World War (1939-1945), World War, 1939-1945
Container title: Focus on South Vietnam
Topics: 16mm film, Vietnam War (1961-1975), Vietnam War, 1961-1975, Politics and government
With study guide
Topics: 16mm film, United Nations
Shows President John F. Kennedy's State of the Union Address at the end of his first year in office, January, 1962. Second newsreel shows Canadian school children learning the natural sciences through a field study program on Toronto Island. Third newsreel discusses United States involvement leading to the conclusion of WWII and victory in the Pacific
Topics: 16mm film, Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963, World War (1939-1945), Presidents,...
With story guide
Topic: 16mm film
With study guide
Topics: 16mm film, Politics and government
With story guide
Topic: 16mm film
With study guide
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Topics: 16mm film, World politics
First newsreel visits Cuba describing the political and cultural conditions of the new communist country. The second newsreel shows scenes of the winter of 1963 as severe cold and stormy weather engulfed large sections of North America, Europe and Asia. Third newsreel discusses the rise to power of communist leader Ho Chi Minh, as background to and the beginning of U.S. involvement in the country
Topics: 16mm film, Hồ, Chí Minh, 1890-1969, Vietnam War (1961-1975), Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Vol. 7 Issue 9
Topics: Bishop Dwenger, News Digest Education Films
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Topics: 16mm film, Vietnam War (1961-1975), Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Discusses the reasons for United States involvement in the Vietnamese conflict, with emphasis on the defense of freedom from Communist tyranny. Preceded by untitled color segment consisting of an appeal from President Lyndon Baines Johnson to American students to shoulder the new responsibilites
Topics: 16mm film, Vietnam War (1961-1975), Vietnam War, 1961-1975
First newsreel: President John F. Kennedy bestows honorary U.S. citizenship on Sir Winston Churchill. Second newsreel shows a telescope raised by balloon to view Mars from above the earth's atmosphere. Third newsreel explains how automation has changed U.S. industrial processes and factory work
Topics: 16mm, Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965, Astronomy, Planets, Automation
With study guide
Topics: 16mm film, Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994
With study guide
Topics: 16mm film, Presidents
Vol. 11 Issue 3 
Topics: Bishop Dwenger, News Digest Education Films
First segment reports on the election of Muhammed Zafrulla Khan as President of the General Assembly of the United Nations; second segment recounts the victory of Weatherly over the Australian challenger Gretel in the America's Cup contest, comparing this with earlier close challenges; third segment celebrates the succesful orbital flight of astronaut Walter Schirra
Topics: 16mm film, United Nations, Project Mercury (U.S.), America's Cup
On reel with A president remembered and with Focus on the Aswan Dam -- harnessing the Nile
Topics: 16mm film, Project Mariner (U.S.)
Surveys the historic exploits of the Royal Air Force in commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the Battle of Britain.
Topics: 16mm film, Britain, Battle of, Great Britain, 1940, World War, 1939-1945