On September 23, 1959 Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev begins an unprecedented tour of the United States and visits the heart of the world's best corn country in Iowa. The farm of Roswell Garst in Coon Rapids. Khrushchev visits the farm. Reporters and photographers surround Roswell Garst's white, wooden farmhouse taking photographs and recording the entourage of Khrushchev. He inspects the modern, ultra-efficient farming methods. Garst shows the visitors his mechanized farming equipment for corn chopping, large-scale planting, harvesting and livestock feeding operations. Nikita Khrushchev and Roswell Garst inspect hybrid corn on corn belt. Khrushchev takes lunch with Adlai Stevenson, an American politician. He visits the swimming pool.
A wingless aircraft, the 'Aerodyne' based on aerodynamic principle is demonstrated in a model form at Cedar Rapids, Iowa. A man demonstrates and controls the wingless aircraft. The aircraft in a model form in flight.
Senator Estes Kefauver at a hearing as a Chairman of special Senate Committee to investigate organized crime in 1951. Kefauver campaigning for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1952 and 1956. Kefauver emerging from his plane and waving to crowd. Sign on plane: 'Kefauver for President' Kefauver showing his coon skin cap to the press and throwing it to them as he 'throws his hat into the ring' at start of a campaign. Estes Kefauver with Adlai Stevenson at the speaker's stand at the Democratic convention.
A football match between Wolverines of Michigan and Hawkeyers of Iowa at Iowa City. The Wolverines of Michigan defeated the unbeaten Hawleyers of Iowa by 17-14.
An American football game between Iowa Hawkeyes and Notre Dame Fighting Irish in Iowa, United States. The players on the ground play. The spectators in the stand cheer for their team. Hawkeyes quarterback Ken Ploen scoring. The spectators in the stands cheer. The players play. The spectators in the stand cheer as Hawkeyes score against Irish. The Iowa Hawkeyes wins against Notre Dame Fighting Irish by 48-8.
A Corvette Stingray drives through the entrance of the Iowa State Fair in 1973. Men, women and children at Iowa state fair. Children with colorful balloons and ice cream. People enjoy rides. View from ferris wheel. Ponies are displayed. Tractor pull. One tractor in tractor pull is dubbed the "Mighty Minnie Yellow Bird" A young woman twirls a flaming baton. African American drummers perform. Rope making is demonstrated. A child rides in a baby carriage. Farm products like apples, corn and pumpkin displayed. Livestock at display in the fair, including dairy cows. Close up of award ribbons at the 1973 Iowa State Fair.