Physical fitness program at the La Sierra High School in Carmichael, California. Students walk on the porch of the La Sierra High School. The trainer blows whistle in the field. The students run and climb bars on the jungle gym. They climb the wall. They do physical exercises on the field. They slide over a smooth floor.
Three bank robbers escape from Alcatraz prison in California on June 11, 1962. Escape proof Alcatraz prison at Island. Drainage pipe opening into the sea. Sign reads 'Keep Out'. People outside the prison. Official seated at a table, while photographers click pictures. Warden with pictures of three prisoners; Frank Morris and brothers John and Clarence Anglin. Dummies in beds of the prisoners. Drain pipes at the top of a cell block. Coast guard watch looks through binoculars as San Francisco bay is searched. A helicopter flies overhead during the search.
Russian airmen Gromov, Yumashev, and Danilin set a nonstop flight endurance record in 1937 of 62 hours 17 minutes. The airmen fly a Tupolev ANT-25 over the North pole from Moscow to a dairy pasture outside San Jacinto, California (near Los Angeles). High altitude aerial view of the dairy pasture area and the safely landed Tupolev ANT-25. Cars and other vehicles parked at the field and people gathered at the airplane including local farming families. Views of the the three Soviet airmen ( Gromov, Yumashev, and Danilin) after setting the record, while greeting officials and posing for cameras. From an August 1962 newsreel recounting events 25 years earlier.
Documentary "One Week in October." Aerial views of Russian missiles in Cuba. Columbus day parade with marching bands, Boy Scouts, troops. Brief excerpt from 1962 World Series Baseball game with New York Yankees pitcher Ralph Terry delivering to Willie Mays of the San Francisco Giants, who hits a ball to the deep left corner that is caught. March of Dimes annual poster girl. Jackie Kennedy with children of foreign diplomats. Fireworks in Uganda celebrating its independence. View of Vatican Palace and a candlelight vigil. President John Kennedy with Ahmed Ben Bella, Premier of Algeria. Ben Bella is then seen with Cuban leader Castro who receives him in Cuba. U.S. moon rocket launch. Scientists in America reviewing designs for fallout shelters and visiting banks, stores, and municipal buildings and garages to assess them for worthiness as bomb fallout shelters. Views of various types of fallout shelters. Food, water drums, medical and sanitation supplies bound for civic fallout shelters are seen rolling off of assembly lines and being boxed. Radiological monitoring equipment on an assembly line. A woman packages a geiger counter into a box. Then the fallout shelter supplies are seen transported by rail to defense department warehouses for distribution by local authorities to Community Fallout Shelters. View of moving train seen from above and from sideview. View of new fallout shelter signs being mounted at fallout shelters. Forklifts working at Naval Supply Center Oakland in California to arrange supplies for shelters. View of American Legion meeting where former President Harry Truman makes a speech. Former President Eisenhower gives a speech in Connecticut endorsing some candidates. Air Force helicopter flies overhead and then seen landing on White House lawn. Beaches of Cuba. Marches in Cuba. Historic view of soldiers marching beside monument to Battleship Maine in Havana. Crane atop monument as a wing is cut off; scenes of destruction of monument to Battleship Maine in Havana. Fidel Castro and Che Guevara marching into Havana in 1959 with cheering throngs after succeeding in revolt against Batista. Fidel Castro and Soviet leader Khrushchev greeting one another at United Nations in 1961. Soviet deputy premier Anastas Mikoyin greeted by Castro and crowd at Havana airport in 1960. Trade agreement between Cuba and Havana signed. Soviet Russian cargo ships on way to Havana. Cuban refugees in small boats being rescued by U.S. Coast Guard. Views of military specialists examining films of aerial views of suspected missile installations in Cuba. U.S. military mobilization for possible war. Strategic Air Command begins dispersing aircraft to possible needed locations. B-52 Stratofortress aircraft takes off. Badge on plane: "Anywhere. Anytime." Destroyer USS Strong, DD-758, making way in heavy seas. An American Aircraft Carrier underway in the distance. Polaris submarine on surface. Officers of STRAC or Strategic Army Corps seen meeting after being assigned to the new command of U.S. Forces Atlantic. Alerted U.S Army units on training exercise to maintain combat readiness. American Army troops load into rear of transport plane . C-124 Globemaster taking off. Then a C-119 shortly after takeoff flying overhead. Then a MATS C-124 again is seen overhead. 1st Armored division tanks being loaded onto rail for transport from Fort Hood Texas to Fort Stewart Georgia.
Newsreel clip on game 7 of baseball's 1962 World Series between San Francisco Giants and New York Yankees. View of 44,000 fans jamming Candlestick Park for this deciding game. In the fifth inning, Yankees' Bill Skowron singles to left field. Clete Boyer's single (fielded by Willie Mays) sends Skowron to third. After a walk, Giant pitcher Jack Sanford gets the Yankees' Tony Kubek to hit into a double play that scores Skowron. View of scoreboard with ad for Taryton Cigarettes. In seventh, the Giants' Willie Mays hits a long drive toward the left-field corner but Yankees' Tom Tresh makes running catch. Next up, Willie McCovey hits a triple to deep center field over Mickey Mantle's head. But Yankee pitcher Ralph Terry strikes out Orlando Cepeda to end the threat. In ninth, with Yankees leading 1-0, Giants' Matty Alou bunts an infield single. Two outs later, Willie Mays approaches batter box, hits a double down the right-field line. Yankee outfielder Roger Maris stops the ball and throws it in, preventing Alou from coming around third to score tying run. Crowd cheers. Terry pitches, Giants' Willie McCovey hits line drive right at Yankees Bobby Richardson, who catches it to end the game and clinch the title for the Yankees. Yankees mob pitcher Terry on field. Announcer notes this is the Yankees' 20th world championship.
October, 1962, U.S. Air Force U-2 reconnaissance aircraft, tail number 56-6707, of the Strategic Air Command (SAC) 4080th Strategic Reconnaissance Wing, lands at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas. View of Photographic evidence, brought back by the U-2, showing Soviet missiles being set up in Cuba. President John F. kennedy broadcasts to the nation about the crisis on October 22, 1962, announcing measures being taken by the USA to address the situation. A B-58 Hustler bomber landing. Airmen removing camera from nose of a reconnaissance aircraft. Air Force Sergeant, photo interpreter, reading wet film in a base laboratory. U.S. Naval officers and sailors in Command Center viewing large wall map of the world. U.S. Air Force SAC B-52 bombers taking off. View of United Nations Headquarters building in New York City. On October 25, 1962, U.S. Ambassador to the UN, Adlai Stevenson, confronts Soviet Ambassador Valerian Alexandrovich Zorin about missiles in Cuba.He looks at Zorin, and says,"Don't wait for the translation, yes, or no." Zorin smiles as the room fills with laughter. He then responds. View of a Soviet ship bound for Cuba being monitored by a U.S. aircraft overhead. Pilot in cockpit of the aircraft. View from U.S. aircraft flying low past a Soviet ship. Crew in cockpit of the aircraft. Soviet ships turning away. Helicopter flying over sandy beach area of Hyannis Port, Massachusetts. The helicopter parked and Undersecretary of State, Averell Harriman, steps from the helicopter and is later seen with President Kennedy, and Secretary of State, Dean Rusk, at the President's Weekend White House. Harriman reports on the successful negotiation of a limited nuclear test ban treaty. Glimpse of Moscow. U.S. Secretary of State, Dean Rusk, Soviet Foreign Minister,Andrei Gromyko, and British Foreign secretary, Alexander Douglas-Home, are seen signing the document for their respective nations, August 5, 1963.