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United News: Release 198 (1946) France Closes Spanish Border [electronic resource]

United Newsreel Corporation
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. France closes the border near St. Jean de Luz. 2. President Truman tells the Federal Council of the Churches of Christ that the U.S. will defend the UN charter. 3. Ice from Lake Huron crushes homes in Bay City, Michigan; soldiers throw and move tank decoys. 4. A radio-controlled airplane; local population prepares to evacuate Bikini Island before atomic bomb tests. 5. Several ski jumps from the tower at Iron Mountain, Mich.
Release Date
Run Time
10 min.
6 & up
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on March 16, 2010.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Variant Title
France Closes Spanish Border
  • France Closes Spanish Border (1:04)
  • President Truman Urges Tolerance (1:13)
  • New Topics of the Week (2:20)
  • Natives Moved From Atoll for Atom Bomb Test (3:10)
  • Ski Jumpers Try for Record Leaps (1:15)
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2010], c1946.
Publisher no.
41650 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
1 streaming video file (10 min.) : sd., col.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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