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Twenty-five Years Ago
Henry ford, famed motor magnate, went back to school at his reconstructed village where his boyhood school was rebuilt. Ford walking with another men, two little girls follow them. Men, women and children seen going into school house. Ford shows a young boy where he carved his initials "HF" into a desk.
The man who made the FBI famous J. Edgar Hoover, received one of his innumerable citations - this one from the boy scouts. CU Hoover speaking at dinner.
Secretary of State Hull sailed for South America and a peace conference. He was in the office at the time of Pearl Harbor. Sign: 'Secretary Hull you are sailing on a Scab manned Ship'. Hull and wife? at press conference. Press, photographers, flash bulbs. Large passenger liner, or ship leaving dock, people waving handkerchiefs.
The Papal, secretary of state, Eugenio Cardinal Pacelli visited the United States. He later became Pope Pius XII. Women greet Papal kiss his hand and courtesy.
A reporter Dorothy Kilgallen raced around the world on scheduled airlines. She made it in 24 days, but a rival made it in 18. Night footage - Press, photographers huddled around door of small plane. Could be used for any celebrity, personality arrival. Dorothy poses with family.
Every era has its fads and fancies. 25 years ago it was painted stockings and the girls had themselves out on a limb - or two. Women have their legs painted to appear as though they are wearing stockings. Women seated as men paint their legs. CU women s faces as they watch, including platinum blonde. CU of styles and creations. Women standing in line, with skirts hiked up showing off fashionable fad.