Video: 'How the West Was Won' (trailer)
(Thursday, November 1, 1962) — How the West Was Won, an epic-western film about three generations of pioneers who take part in the forging of the American West, opened today in Britain.
Directed by John Ford, Henry Hathaway, George Marshall and Richard Thorpe, the film is narrated by Spencer Tracy and stars Carroll Baker, Walter Brennan, Lee J. Cobb, Andy Devine, Henry Fonda, Carolyn Jones, Karl Malden, Harry Morgan, Gregory Peck, George Peppard, Robert Preston, Debbie Reynolds, James Stewart, Eli Wallach, John Wayne, and Richard Widmark.
Video: 'American President #14: Franklin Pierce (1853-1857)' (Nov. 2, 1852, at 5:21)
(Tuesday, November 2, 1852, during the 1852 presidential campaign) — Former Democratic U.S. Senator Franklin Pierce of New Hampshire was elected President of the United States today, defeating Whig Winfield Scott, Commanding General of the U.S. Army from Virginia. Read more on Pierce defeats Scott, elected President of the United States 160 years ago today (1852)…
Video: 'The Palm Beach Story' (trailer)
(Monday, November 2, 1942) — The Palm Beach Story, a romantic screwball comedy film about a married woman who courts an eccentric millionaire to finance her husband’s career, premiered today in New York City.
Directed by Preston Sturges, the film stars Claudette Colbert, Joel McCrea, Mary Astor and Rudy Vallee.
Video: 'The Missionary' trailer
(Friday, November 2, 1982) — The Missionary, a comedy film about a missionary recalled to England to minister to London’s prostitutes, opened today in the U.S.
Directed by Richard Loncraine, the film stars Michael Palin, Maggie Smith, Trevor Howard and Denholm Elliot.
Video: '72 Hours to Victory Part 1' (ABC News)
(Monday, November 2, 1992, during the 1992 presidential campaign) — Democratic presidential nominee Bill Clinton began a nine-city, eight-state, 4,100-mile tour today in a final bid for votes in tomorrow’s election. Read more on Bill Clinton begins nine-city tour in final bid for presidency 20 years ago today (1992)…
Video: '72 Hours to Victory Part 2' (ABC News, Nov. 3 at 3:40)
(Tuesday, November 3, 1992, during the 1992 presidential campaign) — Democratic presidential nominee Bill Clinton concluded a nine-city, eight-state, 4,100-mile tour this morning in a final bid for votes in today’s election. Read more on Bill Clinton concludes nine-city tour in final bid for presidency 20 years ago today (1992)…