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Universal Newsreel Vol. 32 Release 89-96: Hurricane in Mexico (1959)

USE RESTRICTIONS SPECIFIC RESTRICTIONS: Copyright USE RESTRICTIONS NOTE: Some or all of this material may be restricted by copyright or other intellectual property right restrictions. ONLINE RESOURCES: NOTE: A DVD of this film can be ordered from our partner, A DVD of this film is ALSO available for viewing and copying free of charge in the NARA Research Room in the Motion Picture, Sound, and Video Records Section, National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD. The original release sheet reads: 1,500 DIE IN MEXICO'S WORST STORM DISASTER Hurricane and floods batter central Mexico, carrying havoc from the Pacific coast where numerous ships, including a 1,800 ton freighter, are swamped to far inland where whole villages are wiped out by earth slides. With the death toll near 1,500 and still mounting, the grim decision is made to abandon the search for bodies, as Mexico concentrates all its resources on relief for the stricken areas. MOBS STORM CANAL ZONE Panama-American relations reach a new low as nationalist mobs storm the Canal Zone. Repelled by tear-gas and high-pressure hoses, they turn on U. S. business in Panama itself and tear down the flag outside the Embassy. POPE JOHN MARKS ANNIVERSARY Rites of high splendor and solemnity mark the first anniversary of the Coronation of Pope John XXIII. Twenty-thousand in St. Peter's Basilica receive the apostolic blessing. MIDGET POWER SCOOTER The closest yet to vest-pocket transportation is an Illinois student's 12-pound power scooter. With roller-skate wheels and a model airplane motor, it put-puts him to and from the campus at a miserly 100-miles per gallon. NATIONAL HORSE SHOW In New York City, the 70th annual National Horse Show with the traditional display of precision horsemanship by the Royal Canadian Mounties, and breath-taking equestrian competition between Canada and the U.S. SOUTHERN CAL DOWNS CALIFORNIA, 14-7 Unbeaten and untied Southern Cal meets California at Berkeley, and the mighty Trojans have to rally in the fourth quarter to preserve their skein. The underdogs' surprisingly tough defense, plus a seized fumble that results in a tally, gives the Bears a 7-6 lead until Southern Cal's final display of power in a pinch. FOR MORE INFORMATION
Length: 02:09


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