U.S. President Dwight D Eienhower in a car with Mexican President Adolfo Lopez Mateos during his visit to Ciudad Acuña, Mexico, just over the Rio Grande river from Del Rio, Texas. Banners on streets. President Eisenhower stands in a balcony and waves to people. The flags of Mexico and America. President Eisenhower receives a popular ovation on announcement of an international dam to be built by both countries nearby (The Amistad Dam on the Amistad Reservoir). President is presented with the keys to the city. Large crowd.
U.S. President Lyndon B Johnson and Mexican President Gustavo Diaz Ordaz tour the US-Mexican Dam known as Lake Amistad Dam, and the International Bridge between Del Rio Texas and Ciudad Acuna Mexico. View of the dam and International Bridge. Dignitaries at the dam site exchange greetings and talk. President Johnson at the podium in Ciudad Acuna addresses Mexican people. President Gustavo Diaz Ordaz claps in the background. High altitude view of the dam under construction
Flags of America, England and others wave in breeze. Fighter aircraft fly high overhead in sky. A NATO warship in sea. Combined NATO forces march together carrying various flags. Intercontinental Ballistic Missile or rocket ready for launch with emblem of U.S. Air Force on side. A B-52 high in sky with contrails behind. Crowd of American men, women and children in 1960's fashions looking upward at the sky. Night view of New York city. Arc de Triomphe in Paris seen with early 1960's cars passing by. Scene of the elaborately tiled library building with tile murals by Juan O'Gorman, at the University of Mexico in Mexico City (Biblioteca Central at the Ciudad Universitaria Campus of the National Autonomous University of Mexico - UNAM). College students seated outside the library building. Farmer with two oxen yoked doing work. Men shoveling and moving material in wheel barrows perhaps in Latin America. Scene of a fair in India tents, vendors, and a small Ferris wheel ride. American children going round and round on a hand powered playground carousel.
Pedestrians walking in streets of Mexico. Point of view shots from hand held camera, walking, with views of men and women walking through an arched corridor. Shoe shine boys work on shoes of patrons seated along the corridor. Views of the Zócalo or Plaza de la Constitución, the Palacio National (National Palace of Mexico), and the Catedral Metropolitana de la Asunción de María (Mexico City Metropolitan Cathedral) across the plaza. 1960's and 1970's car traffic on road and pedestrians crossing road. Streets signs near traffic signal is shown. Sign for street "20 de Noviembre" is seen. Cars waiting at traffic signal. View of a guard holding a sign for the International Woman's Year conference. View of another guard standing near a bus stop opposite a large building marked 'Conference Mundial Internacional De La." (...Mujer). Below it is a sign advertising Mexican National Savings Bonds, "Bonos del Ahorra Nacional".
United States Army troops of Battery A, 217th Field Artillery Missile Battalion, 40th Artillery Group (Redstone) stationed in Germany, fire Redstone Block II tactical missile CC-2014 (carrying a TV camera) from White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico on 16 March 1960 as part of their Annual Service Practice (ASP) firing exercise. Redstone Missile takes off and advances upward. The missile leaves a trail of smoke.
Crowd outside assembly building where International Woman's Year conference is held. View of conference emblem. Women gathered up and talking. Various views of women arriving by cars (1960's and 1970's era cars and automobiles) for the conference and walking up the steps of assembly building.