Henry Ford meets Roosevelt to discuss the New Deal and their differences.
Documentary film about the 1930s, mainly about life in depression and gangster hit America.
Footage of President Roosevelt signing 'Cash and Carry' documents in the United States of America.
New Deal workers build roads in America.
American strikers are brought to order by the National Guard.
Marchers in Washington DC demand welfare payments and insurance.
Robert Benchley, American humorist, gives a humorous explanation of the depression.
Crowds gather in the streets of New York as fears grow about the financial situation.
Shots of a bootleggers' schooner wrecked 100 yards from shore, 3000 cases of whisky lost.
Prohibition - alcohol poured away in Zion City under new U.S. law.
Short Documentary film about events around that date throughout the century.
President Roosevelt gives a speech on America's position on the outbreak of war in Europe.
Good footage of the President Roosevelt addressing Congress on Neutrality. Washington, USA.
Gangsters arrested by plain clothes detectives in America.
Story about Baby Face Nelson and other American gangsters.
American gangster John Dillinger is captured in Indiana.
Gangsters caught and shot by Police in gun battle in New York - we only see the aftermath.
Al Capone's funeral takes place in Florida, America.
US farmers revolt against mortgage companies to save their farms during the depression.
Dean Acheson speaks to newspaper editors on Communist subversion. Washington.
Senator Joseph McCarthy censured by republicans for his "witch-hunting" activities.
Shots of McCarthy including him speaking.
Suspected communist leaders on trial in New York in the United States of America.
US Communist Party leader, Eugene Dennis, questioned at UnAmerican Activities hearing.
Senator McCarthy is accused of improper pressure during probes into Communism in Army.
President Harry Truman speaks about controls to combat communism. America.
Young women train for American Football - practising tackles and exercising.
Calvin Coolidge is inaugurated as President of the United States of America.
Construction men work on the top level of a 26 storey skyscraper. New York, USA (U.S.A.).
Beauty competition for the "Modern Venus" in the United States of America.
A giant dam and spillway mean water can be harnessed for energy in Muscle Shoals, USA.
Good shots of illuminated signs and skyscrapers in New York and Chicago.
Funny item from America - group dance on stilts in a nightclub.
Charles Lindbergh prepares to set off on his solo flight across the Atlantic.
Motorcyclists risk their lives to as they attempt to ride Cary Hill, United States of America.
Pageants and parades mark inauguration of Herbert C. Hoover as President of the United States of America. Washington.
New York sees a massive parade to boost the New Deal and fight the depression.
General Lewis Hershey makes speech about new draft legislation. Washington DC. America.
Watkins and McCarthy with committee.
Interview with Alger Hiss who was accused of being a Communist spy in the 1970s.
John F Kennedy has just been nominated Democratic Presidential nominee. Celebrations and speech
People look around a modern planned house in the World's Fair in New York.
Scenes from Hollywood in the 1950's. Los Angeles in the United States of America.
Fabulous item - 40s glamour girls use exercise machines in a gym with a swinging soundtrack.
Glamorous young women in swimsuits at Florida charm school - American newsreel.
Item showing glitzy life in Florida - beaches, shopping and nightclubs.
US President Johnson delivers his 'State of the Union' speech to the Congress.