Newsreel Summary of 1935 Events
Newsreel shows highlights of the year 1935. Some interesting omissions include the Social Security Act (creating the Social Security system and unemployment insurance system) and the Wagner Act (regulating labor relations), both passed in 1935 but not mentioned. The list of what is shown: Florida storm, Lindbergh kidnapping trial, Montana earthquake, dust bowl, fire in Malibu, California, Huey Long assassination, death of Will Rogers in plane crash, Macon dirigible crash, High-speed car goes 300 mph, Normandie oceanliner, Manned balloon to stratosphere, China Clipper airplane to Manila, Experimental plane explodes, Air crash in New York to Rome attempt, Italian invasion of Ethiopia, Celebration in Britain of King George, GOP's Alf Landon begins presidential campaign, FDR makes isolationist speech. Clip ends with Our Gang.