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Year by year : 1938

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Summary

  • Orson Welles' radio broadcast of War of the Worlds panicked Americans across the country. In the U.K., Neville Chamberlain delivered his famous speech, Peace in Our Times.

Notes

  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on June 12, 2011.
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Contents

  • F.D.R. Gives Message To Congress (1:26) -- U. S. Army Perfects Knee-High Tank For Machine Gunners (0:44) -- Austria Absorbed By German Reich In Surprise Coup (0:37) -- Czechoslovakia (0:10) -- Italy (0:16) -- France (0:16) -- England (0:11) -- Russia (0:14) -- United States (0:19) -- Six-Man Jai-Alai Contest Proves A Thrilling Game (0:42) -- The World Of Sports (0:33) -- Red Sox Speed Spring Training As Season Nears (0:41) -- New York, N.Y. (1:11) -- World-Wide News Events (0:38) -- Pensacola, FLA. (0:26) -- Wright Brothers' Home Is Dedicated As Aviation Shrine (0:34) -- Daring Dancers 'Swing' On Plank Twenty Floors Up (0:42) -- 1939 Golden Gate Exposition Rapidly Taking Final Shape (0:38) -- New Type Glider Has Successful Try-Out On Coast (0:34) -- Mexico, D.F. (0:38) -- The World Of Sports (1:38) -- Thousands Watch As Youth Leaps To Death From Hotel (1:01) -- Fred Snite, Jr. Sees Races By Periscope From New Trailer (0:46) -- Most Kissable Lips Contest Is Newest Beauty Parade Idea (0:32) -- The World Of Sports (0:36) -- Floyd Bennett Field, N.Y. (0:26) -- Chicago, Ill. (0:34) -- San Diego, Calif. (0:43) -- New 'Push-Up' Hair Styles Are Displayed (0:56) -- Europe's Leaders Strive To Avert New World War (0:23) -- London, Eng. (0:16) -- Berchtesgaden, Germany (0:36) -- London, Eng. (0:26) -- Prague, Czechoslovakia (0:22) -- New York, N.Y. (0:33) -- The World Of Sports (0:41) -- Forest Hills, New York (1:14) -- Wilmette, Ill. (0:45) -- World-Wide News Events (1:25) -- Full-Sized Plane Can Be Tested In Giant Wind Tunnel (0:55) -- The World Of Sports:Yanks Win the Series (1:32) -- Pres. Roosevelt Inspects Nation's New Air Defenses (0:42) -- Pretty Skippers Go In For Snappy New Boating Garb (0:50) -- Radio Station's 'Attack By Mars' Panics Thousands (0:53) -- Dearborn, Mich. (0:25) -- Naples, Italy (0:27) -- Los Angeles, Calif. (0:45) -- F.D.R. Leads Nation In Protest Against Nazi Persecutions (0:21) -- Herbert Hoover Palo Alto, Calif. (0:23) -- Rev. R.I. Gannon Of Fordham Univ. New York, N.Y. (0:54) -- Methodist Bishop Edwin H. Hughes New York, N.Y. (0:39) -- World-Wide News Events: Ismailia, Egypt (0:18) -- New York, N.Y. (0:31) -- New York, N.Y. (0:40) -- Americans Win Hockey Opener (0:57) -- Attractive Gowns And Jewels Seen At Fashion Show (0:56) -- World-Wide News Events (1:22) -- Headlines of 1938: World Chaos (0:30) -- America (0:31) -- Disasters (0:29) -- Atlantic Coast (0:38) -- Montana (0:20) -- Utah (0:17) -- New Jersey (0:20) -- Crime (0:20) -- Politics (0:30) -- Aviation (0:23) -- England (0:30) -- United States (0:16) -- Credits: Year by Year: 1938 (0:20)
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