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Newsreels 1951 March 23
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keywords: sports, golden gloves boxing, twins, senate organized crime hearings, alleged crime boss frank costello
Synopsis: Golden Gloves Boxing: Chicago vs. New York City, Army Deals With Nine Sets Of Twins In Same Outfit, Senate Investigates Organized Crime In New York City...(read more)
- Date: 1951
- Duration: 00:07:06
- Sound: Yes
- Color: Monochrome
- Type: Public Domain
- Language: English
- Location: United States
Golden Gloves Boxing: Chicago vs. New York City
Inner-City Golden Glove boxing final matches at Madison Square Gardens in 1951. Golden Glove boxers from Chicago vs Golden Glove boxers from New York City. Shows boxing matches between Norvel Lee from New York City vs Toxey Hall from Chicago and Melvin Boone from New York City vs Bill Tate from Chicago.
Army Deals With Nine Sets Of Twins In Same Outfit
The Army is in for "double trouble" when nine sets of twins (count ‘em, nine) show up in the very same outfit. Plenty tough on top sergeants and mess cooks when the eighteen soldiers line up for drill call, or swap places in the K.P. Line.
Senate Investigates Organized Crime In New York City
The "Kefauver Committee" is completing its hearings into the alleged tie-in between Frank Costello and New York politics. Senator Kefauver's Crime Investigating Committee hears ex-Fireman John P. Crane testify that he handed over $10,000 in cash to ex-Mayor William O'Dwyer. Mister O'Dwyer, now U.S. Ambassador to Mexico, denies the accusation. CU image of Frank "The Prime Minister" Costello an Italian-American crime boss. Costello is also on the stand for the last time and when asked what he has done for his adopted country, replies, "I paid my taxes." CU image of former Mayor William O'Dwyer. CU image of John P. Crane, NYC Uniformed Fireman's Chief. In a searching summation of the New York hearings, Spruille Braden of the Citizen Crime Commission says that the tie-up between crime and politics is undermining the moral fiber of America. CU image of Spruille Braden of the Citizen Crime Commission.