Newsreel clip entitled "Dodgers Win World Series," shows highlights from game 6 of the 1959 World Series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Chicago White Sox. Shot of packed stands at Chicago's Comiskey Park. White Sox ace pitcher Early Wynn gives up walk to Wally Moon and home run to Duke Snider. Snider seen rounding third as announcer notes this is his 11th World Series home run, a National League record. In fourth inning, Wynn gives up run-scoring hit to Maury Wills and is replaced by Dick Donovan, who gives up run-scoring double to Charlie Neal and home run to Wally Moon. White Sox first baseman Ted Kluszewski, in his famous sleeveless jersey, slugs a three-run homer into the right field stands to score the Sox' only runs of the day. Dodgers bring on pitcher Larry Sherry to retire Luis Aparicio and end the White Sox threat. Dodgers go on and win 9-3 to clinch the series ( their first world championship since leaving Brooklyn for the West Coast after the 1957 season).
Fire in a grain elevator in Chicago, Illinois. Firemen work to control the fire. Smoke rises from the fire. A Universal Newsreel cameraman dies while covering the news. Ruins of a granary.
Arlington Handicap horse race at Arlington Park racetrack in Chicago, Illinois. The spectators seated in a stand. The race starts. Horses run on tracks. The spectators cheer. Manassas wins the race.
A collie named 'Blaze' is presented with a medal for saving her 3 year old mistress from a sow in Chicago, Illinois. People seated in a hall. Blaze, his mistress and a woman walk in a the hall. A man puts a medal in the neck of Blaze. Blaze seated on a platform. People seated celebrate. The dog and his mistress together.
International Live-Stock show in Chicago, Illinois. The men with their calf on a ground during the show. The winner of the show Troubador, a half ton shorthorn calf. The owner of the calf and other men stand in the background. A man shakes hand with the owner of Troubador. A close up of half ton shorthorn calf Troubador. The six national winners of the 4-H Clubs Health Program. They sit around a table and eat. A close up of few of the winners. The winners seated around the table drink.
Glimpse of Central High School, Little Rock, Arkansas, in 1957, with U.S. Army troops posted to protect nine black students enrolling at the school. Scene shifts to after graduation, when Minnijean Brown, one of the nine, strolls the campus of Southern Illinois University, and speaks of wanting to be a writer. She is seen in the office of a newspaper, where she works as a part time reporter, after school. Brown walks on the college campus with Professor Simon. she bicycles and picnics with friends.