MSN - AP World http://syn2.thecanadianpress.com:8080/mrss/feed/fcf7391a2f354311807f0501c16bde6a MSN - AP World Copyright © 2010-2018 The Canadian Press. All rights reserved. http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification Wed, 28 Sep 2022 00:05:49 +0000 Today in History for July 2nd http://syn2.thecanadianpress.com:8080/mrss/feed/fcf7391a2f354311807f0501c16bde6a/fac7528013aa41b392a787cb54db42c4 Highlights of this day in history: Continental Congress votes to break away from Britain; Civil Rights Act signed; Amelia Earhart disappears; President James Garfield shot; Author Ernest Hemingway commits suicide; Actor Jimmy Stewart dies. (July 2) fac7528013aa41b392a787cb54db42c4 Sat, 02 Jul 2022 00:03:24 +0000 RESTRICTION SUMMARY: AP CLIENTS ONLY SHOTLIST:CLIENTS NOTE: VIDEO ONLY - SHOTLIST AND STORYLINE TO FOLLOW AS SOON AS POSSIBLE SOURCE - RESTRICTIONLocation - Date1. See Script STORYLINE: July 2nd, 1776: (AP Photos) In Philadelphia, the vote that sets the stage for America's Declaration of Independence two days later. The Contintental Congress passes a resolution saying Britain's 13 colonies are, and should be, 'free and independent states.' 1964: (AP Archive Video / AP Photos) In Washington, President Lyndon Johnson signs America's most sweeping civil rights law in nearly a century. (SOT of LBJ) 1937: (AP Archive Video) Aviator Amelia Earhart and navigator Fred Noonan disappear in their plane over the Pacific Ocean. The pair - who were trying to fly around the world along the equator - are never found.  Their fate remains a mystery. 1881: (AP Photos) Months after taking office, President James Garfield is shot at Washington's railroad station. Garfield dies two-and-a-half months later.  His assassin, Charles Guiteau, is tried and executed the following year. 1961: (AP Photos) Author Ernest Hemingway shoots himself to death at his home in Ketchum, Idaho. He was 61. And, 1997: (AP Photos) (NAT from 'It's a Wonderful Life') Actor Jimmy Stewart dies in Beverly Hills, California. The star of 'It's a Wonderful Life' and other movie classics was 89. Today in History, July 2nd --- ___ ___, The Associated Press. ===========================================================Clients are reminded: (i) to check the terms of their licence agreements for use of content outside news programming and that further advice and assistance can be obtained from the AP Archive on: Tel +44 (0) 20 7482 7482 Email: info@aparchive.com(ii) they should check with the applicable collecting society in their Territory regarding the clearance of any sound recording or performance included within the AP Television News service (iii) they have editorial responsibility for the use of all and any content included within the AP Television News service and for libel, privacy, compliance and third party rights applicable to their Territory. Highlights of this day in history: Continental Congress votes to break away from Britain; Civil Rights Act signed; Amelia Earhart disappears; President James Garfield shot; Author Ernest Hemingway commits suicide; Actor Jimmy Stewart dies. (July 2) Today in History for July 2nd