This Yesterday’s Newsreel film (episode 25) offers the viewer “television highlights of the news of yesteryear” by providing vintage clips of famous people and events from the first half of the 20th century. The film starts off with “The Gandhi Story.” Mahatma Gandhi walks through a village (00:38). Disciple Madeleine Slade passes by the camera wearing a simple dress or robe. People strike in the streets. British troops suppress protesters in Bombay (01:50). The film shows India’s Central Prison where Gandhi is held. People wait outside the prison for his release. Gandhi visits with Lord Mountbatten and Lady Mountbatten (03:16). Gandhi speaks to India’s Congress. Nehru meets with Gandhi. Gandhi speaks to pacify factional fighting. The segment ends with footage of Gandhi’s funeral parade (04:27). The next segment features Roscoe Turner, who takes off in a plane and demonstrates a parachute fixed to the plane, which gently lowers his plane and himself to the ground. The personalities of 1930 featured in this episode include author Sinclair Lewis and wife Dorothy Thompson on a ship heading to Sweden to receive the Nobel Prize (05:57), a young Irene Castle looking through her mail (06:18), and Brooklyn bullfighter Sidney Franklin in Madrid performing at a bull fight. The next segment shows footage from the 1931 earthquake in New Zealand, known as Hawke’s Bay Earthquake as well as the Napier Earthquake. The city of Napier is severely damaged; roads are split and cracked, railroad lines are damaged, and a makeshift tent camp is erected to shelter the homeless and treat the injured. In the next segment, D.W. Griffith receives an award from government officials for his war bond work while on the set of Hearts of the World. In background are actress Dorothy Gish and actor Robert Harron. 1934’s “Fashions of the Day” feature women modeling a beach-going blouse, a mandarin-sleeved beach coat, a stripped terrycloth robe, and a one-piece jersey bathing suit. The film concludes with two sporting events from 1936. Notre Dame plays New York University in men’s basketball (10:06). Racehorse Lightning Bolt wins a Florida derby after moving from fourth to first around the penultimate turn.