Highlights from two Boston Red Sox-Minnesota Twins games in 1967 that decided the American League pennant. The scoreboard at Boston's Fenway Park. U.S. Vice President Hubert Humphrey from Minnesota and and U.S. Senator Edward Kennedy of Massachusetts stand in the Red Sox' dugout. The crowd cheers. Carl Yastrzemski hits 44th home run to win the first game for the Red Sox as the crowd goes wild. In game two, Fenway Park scoreboard shows game tied 2-2 in the sixth inning. Red Sox take the lead on infield hit, wild pitch and another infield hit. In ninth inning, the Sox get final out on a popup caught by shortstop Rico Petroceli. Fans celebrate Boston's first baseball title in two decades and storm field, where they mob winning pitcher Jim Lonborg (#16).
Race riots in Boston, Massachusetts sparked by dissatisfaction with welfare system. African American rioters on the streets in the Roxbury section in Boston. They smash glass, set buildings on fire and loot stores. Mobs throw rocks and bottles at the Boston police. Firemen work to extinguish fires in burning buildings. A rooftop sniper wounds a fireman as he extinguishes a fire. Boston police arrest a rioter.
USS Springfield return to Boston, Massachusetts. A ceremony in progress on board the ship. U.S. Navy Rear Admiral Means Johnston speaks at the ceremony. Mayor N.O. Howarth of Massachusetts is present. Johnston at a podium. A Lt. Governor Sargent speaks from the podium under 6" guns. The commanding officer receives a scroll from the Lt. Governor Sargent. Lt. Governor Sargent presents a folded flag to the C.O. A cameraman with his movie camera. Johnston introduces Mayor N.O. Howarth of Springfield, Illinois. The Mayor steps up to the podium and speaks. Mayor Howarth holds the key to the city. The key to the city is presented to the C.O. by Mayor Howarth. Crew stands at quarters during the ceremony. Officers and men during the ceremony. Mayor C.V. Ryan, Springfield, Massachusetts, steps up to the podium to give his remarks. Mayor Ryan speaks from the podium. The C.O. speaks to Mayor Howarth. Dignitaries stand at one side during the ceremony. A captain poses with the Mayors and other dignitaries. Craig Trefethen, SN, seated in a wheelchair. A sailor lost his legs when a mooring line snapped aboard Springfield in Naples. Craig Trefethen smiles for the camera. Johnston and visitors look at the Terrier missile. Missiles on a launcher in the foreground. The Terrier missile slides onto a launcher in the left foreground. The fantail of the ship, showing a UH-2A copter parked in the background.
601 racers participate at 71st Boston marathon in Massachusetts. Runners shown include Kathrine Switzer, the first woman to run the marathon. The narrator claims that the "leggy lady" was jostled off the course and did not finish, but that is incorrect. Race official Jock Semple tried to remove her, but her boyfriend who was running with her stopped him and she finished the race as number 261. Dave McKenzie of New Zealand finishes first. Tom Laris and Yutaka Oaki of Japan follow. A man hugs McKenzie after he wins the race.
USS Springfield returns to Boston, Massachusetts. Playboy bunnies and a group of teenage-girls walk to the end of a dock area. A playboy bunny poses on the end of the pier. USS Springfield (CLG-7) makes its approach in the background en route to the docking area. Five playboy bunnies wave to sailors aboard USS Springfield as the ship eases up towards the dock area. A navy band plays on the pier and a ship in the background. Line handlers handle lines on the dock in the foreground. A crowd on the pier behind a roped off area. Playboy bunnies, with one leading the band. Playboy bunnies perform on the pier. The sailors toss their white hats down to playboy bunnies. Men aboard a ship throw their hats down. Playboy bunnies don the white hats tossed down from the ship. They do a small act on the pier. Men at quarters. Playboy bunnies do a twist on the pier. Visitors and dependents on the pier. A woman waves up towards the ship. A sleeping child in the arms of his mother. Playboy bunnies on the brow wait to board the ship. Visitors disembark from the ship. Playboy bunnies move up over the brow.
A young woman opens ribbon and unwraps a gift package containing a vinyl RCA long playing record album disc of Romeo and Juliet. View she places the vinyl record on her phonograph turntable and starts playback. A film titled ' The sound and the story' shows the sound recording procedure at the Symphony Hall in Boston, Massachusetts. View of woman studying cover jacket of her new record album. Exterior view of Symphony Hall building in Boston Massachusetts in the mid 1950s. Interio view of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, circa 1956, in rehearsal under the baton of Music Director Charles Munch. The orchestra plays as a sound engineer of RCA (Radio Corporation of America) sits at a control panel. Close up view of meters on the recording console. Music being played is recorded on magnetic tapes. Close up view of reel to reel recording tape running on recording machine. Views of Maestro Munch, and various sections of the orchestra while they play. Stereophonic or stereo recording equipment configuration is shown. View of two early home stereo speakers. After the recording, Maestro Munch, smoking a cigarette, sits with the recording engineer and listens to the recording. Close up view of a RCA vinyl record spinning on a phonograph turntable.