Newsreel Era: 70 Years of Headlines (1972)

Genres - Film, TV & Radio, History  |   Sub-Genres - Politics & Government, Social History  |   Run Time - 125 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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Using newsreels collected by theater owner Ray Sandlow, this sweeping documentary is narrated by Ed Herlihy and Walter Cronkite. It contains historic footage from Pathe (and some other) newsreels. Roughly chronological, it shows Woodrow Wilson asking Congress for its declaration of war in 1917, footage from floods in 1913, war coverage (especially from World War I) and much, much more.