Football players of Louisiana State University train under Coach Bernie H. Moore in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. They work hard to win the Southern Conference Title. The LSU football players undergo a training work-out. They stand in a line and fall straight one by one, then do a rocking push-ups exercise. The players do passing practice with a dodger. They push a cage of their mascot, Mike, a tiger.
Newspapers role off a printing press, with headline announcing the assassination of Huey Long. U.S. Senator from Louisiana. Scene of Senator Long standing with his wife, Rose (McConnell) Long. He is wearing a light summer suit and she is wearing a wide brimmed hat.
Construction work on 1200 Mile gas pipeline in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Construction crew works. Digging and welding in progress. Equipment and construction material. Pipeline lay down through cranes.
The assassination of United States Senator Huey Pierce Long from Louisiana in 1935. A past event shows Long standing with a woman outside a building. People gather in a large number for the funeral of Long. Soldiers march.
Animated sequence shows wheel of a Ford car traversing map from Manhattan, New York, to the Niagara Falls on the Canadian border. Extensive views of the falls. A honeymooning couple sitting in a Ford convertible auto with top down. The woman doesn't appreciate Niagara Falls. Guided by their hood ornament (transformed into an animated Ford character, that narrates the activities) they motor across Canada and back into the United States, to the Ford Motor Company Rouge Works in Dearborn, Michigan. Views of the sprawling Ford Motor Company factories at the Rouge Works. Contrasting view of the original Ford shop where he made his first automobile. Mr. Henry Ford steps out of the shop and looks at that first Ford car. He doffs his hat, examines a tire, and walks past the camera while waving his hand. Suddenly a new 1935 Ford car appears where the original first car stood. Narrator comments that a million of these could not be built in the humble first Ford shop. Accordingly, scene shifts to views of the vast Ford Rouge plant.
Numerous buildings, bridges,conveyer systems, pipes, and smoke stacks are seen (a cluster of 8 appear in one view). Molten steel being poured into crucibles, as the honeymoon couple watch from their car. Glowing hot ingots slide in troughs into a rolling mill, where they are reduced. Parts being forged by a power hammer. Engine blocks moving on a conveyer. Molten iron being poured into a mold to form an engine block.Coking ovens discharging their product. Ford ships in a port. Iron ore being unloaded from ships.
Newsreel recounting events that took place 25 years earlier, in 1935. Farmers mass outside the White House in Washington DC, United States to cheer U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and to support the Agricultural Adjustment Administration. The President addresses the gathering from a balcony. U.S. Vice President John Nance Garner acting as the President of the Senate signs the Patman Bonus Bill. A copy of the bill. President Roosevelt addresses a joint session of the Congress to defend his veto. United States Senator from Louisiana Huey Long addresses the Congress. Father Charles Edward Coughlin addresses a mass gathering at Madison Square Garden in New York.