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Tag Archives: World Affairs

News Highlights of 1960

Universal Newsreel collection of news highlights of 1960 from home and abroad as John F. Kennedy prepared to assume the presidency.

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Cold War in Laos

Universal News report from December 29, 1960, on the Cold War in Laos, with footage of the damage the war had done to the capital, Vientiane.

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Strikes and Demonstrations in Belgium over Troubles in the Congo

Universal News report from December 29, 1960, on riots and demonstrations in Belgium over austerity measures forced by Belgium’s losses in the Congo.

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