Rough sea and strong winds blow due to a hurricane. Heavy surf washes over a pier and trees bow over in strong hurricane force winds. View of entrance sign at Keesler Air Force Base where weather forecasting and hurricane hunting operations done. Personnel of U.S. Air Force 920th Weather Reconnaissance Group seen receiving teletype information about a hurricane, and plotting hurricane position and course on paper. View of a WC-130 aircraft in flight on the hurricane hunting operation. Pilot and navigator seen on board as they approach and fly into the hurricane to gather data. The WC-130 seen again in clear skies returning to base.
Rough sea and strong winds blow due to a hurricane. Water washes over the pier. Keesler Air Force Base, weather forecasting and hurricane hunting operations done. A WC-130 plane in flight on hurricane hunting operation. Pilots in the cockpit. Men at Air Force base draw diagrams from the information received.
A large crowd gathered at the Mississippi Economic Council silver anniversary meeting in Jackson, Mississippi, held at the Coliseum. President Nixon enters the meeting auditorium with his wife Pat. Whole of the crowd in auditorium applauds. Officials greet and welcome them on stage. Mississippi Governor William L Waller gives introductory address and praises Nixon's concern for Mississippi. President Nixon listens carefully to his words and shakes hands with him as he finishes his speech. Other officials attending included Senator Jim Eastland, Senator John Stennis, and Mississippi congressmen.
General of Army, Douglas MacArthur, speaking on the steps of the Mississippi State Legislature, addresses a joint assembly of the Mississippi State Legislature, and citizens, in Jackson, Mississippi. MacArthur emphasizes that charity begins at home. He questions the merits of America spending billions to fight communism abroad. Further, he questions the commitment of European nations to fight against communism. He notes that the U.S.A. had spiritual leadership of the world, backed by the greatest military power in history, at the end of World War 2. But he claims the U.S. dissipated that power, by betraying Nationalist China; and permitting the Soviet Union to expand into Eastern European countries; while American disarmed and demobilized.
Bus moving on 125th Street in Harlem, New York City, passes the Apollo theater. The theater marquee advertises Gloria Lynne, and the Jimmy Smith trio. The street is wet and parked cars along the curb show a dusting of snow. Up the street, the Loew's theater can be seen. Traffic in both directions on the street, including a large truck, and a small wheel loader construction machine. Closeup of the Apollo marquee, with illuminated lights circling its base. Poster at the entrance, with photograph of Gloria Lynne, and other featured acts. Beside the headliners, the poster mentions "The Wanderers," and "Kenny & Warren," and "Symphony Sid," who are pictured in the poster. Camera pans over the marquee area. Pedestrians walk past. Scene shifts to nearby Playland arcade. Coin-operated rides for children are shown near the entrance,including mechanical horse, automobile (dusted with snow), and helicopter rides. A Neon sign reads "Playland Admission Free. Shooting Gallery." Many cars drive on the street and pedestrians make their way across the street, between them, in the middle of the block. A bowling alley, named "Harlem Lanes," is advertised by a marquee that also touts a cocktail lounge, bar, and restaurant. A restaurant called "Palm Cafe," is seen, and above it a sign in office window reading "Beneficial Finance Loans." A street-level window advertises "Rudy Williams and his Rocking Combo." A Pawn shop advertises "Rhode Loans, Cash in a flash." Club Lido has a snow covered awning extended across the sidewalk and a sign above reading,""Lido Bar & Grill." View of the Reverend Oberia D. Dempsey's House of Hope and Upper Park Avenue Baptist Church on 125th Street. The main church entrance with schedule of services posted beside it. Camera focuses on the House of Hope sign, with messages calling for protection of women and children from the "Dreadful Narcotic Racket, and to rid Harlem from crime misery and fear. It also refers to the House of Hope as a Half-way-house and Rehabilitation Center for drug addicts coming from hospitals and other institutions. Sign cites Rev.O.D.Dempsey as Director, and Assemblyman Lloyd E. Dickens, as chairman, and appeals for support in their $100 thousand campaign. Another sign advertises the Mississippi Alabama Southern Relief Committee seeking to provide food, money, and clothing for the thousands of homeless and destitute.
Upsets at various events of 1964 Winter Olympics in Innsbruck, Austria. Canada's four men team during the bobsled race, wins gold medal beating Austrian team by margin of one second. In the men's slalom, Billy Kidd and Jimmy Heuga of USA, finish second and third. Austrian Josef Stieleger wins gold medal. Spectators watch the skiers. Figure skating competition. German competitor Manfred Schnelldorfer during his performance which yield him gold medal. Alain Calmet of France, silver. Scott Allen, a fourteen year old from United States gets bronze.