Testing of oral polio vaccine in Dade Country, Florida. A man fills a small glass with the new oral polio vaccine developed by Albert Sabin. Women drink it. Officers disembark from an aircraft. They also drink the new vaccine. Children enjoy the new vaccine because of its cherry flavor.
De Soto Festival Golf Tourney near Bradenton, Florida. Sign reads 'De Soto Lake', '500ft Golf and country club'. With spectators near him, Sam Snead tees off, followed by Jerry Barber. Crowds walk across the fairway following the players. One spectator wears a Spanish Conquistador's helmet. Arnold Palmer makes a 30 foot putt, to cheers from spectators. In the final round, Snead makes a long putt to nibble at Barber's lead. Non-contender, Bob Golby, thrills the crowd by making a 40 foot chip shot from off the green, that falls in with the pin still in the hole. Jerry Barber makes his last putt, but loses to Snead who putts out with a final score of 276, to Barber's 275.
Miss Universe contest in Miami Beach, Florida. Contestants from various countries walk down the stage at the Miss Universe contest. Linda Bement from United States wins the Miss Universe title. Last year's winner Akiko Kojima crowns Linda as the new Miss Universe. Photographers click pictures as the new Miss Universe poses for the camera.
Presidential election of 1960. Candidates for Presidential election race, John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon. Kennedy being welcomed during his campaign. Confetti being poured as people cheer the Kennedy couple. Kennedy at the Democratic Convention in Los Angles along with his sister and mother after being declared the Presidential candidate. Kennedy as Senator as he attends Senate committee meetings. Kennedy with his running mate Lyndon B. Johnson. Democratic Party's election campaign in Berlin, West Germany. Kennedy with wife Jacquelin and daughter Caroline. Republican party candidate Richard Nixon at Republican convention after being declared the party's Presidential candidate. Nixon with his running mate Henry Cabot Lodge. Nixon being welcomed in Poland by cheering crowds and he visits the Warsaw ghetto. Vice President Richard Nixon with Russian premier Khrushchev. Nixon campaigns extensively and receive enthusiastic crowds in various cities. Both the candidates give reasons for choosing them as the next President. Kennedy says that he aims at making America a stronger country. Whereas Nixon speaks about the experience gained by him under President Eisenhower. He emphasizes on maintaining peace without surrendering. Nixon and Kennedy after giving the reasons for their election. They shake hands as photographers take pictures.
Closeup of a freighter steaming past the Statue of Liberty in New York harbor. Sailors riding on a commercial bus near the entrance to the U.S. Naval Base, Norfolk, Virginia. Traffic at the road intersection.Sign identifying the base. Views of ships docked at the base. Flags flying outside the Headquarters of NATO's Supreme Allied Commander Atlantic (SACLANT). View of the great map room inside the headquarters. Officers from various NATO countries seated for a briefing conducted by A U.S. Navy Captain circa 1954. The most senior officers, including the first SACLANT, Admiral Lynde D. McCormick, step close to the map, where he speaks to the briefing officer. Closeup of the briefing officer moving images of aircraft over the map in the vicinity of the Portuguese Azore Islands. Closeup of straits of Gibraltar and then of Brest and Cherbourg on the coast of France; the Western approaches to the British Isles; the Norwegian coast; Iceland; Northern Labrador; the whole seaboard of Canada and the United States. View of waters of the Atlantic Ocean. Glimpse back to Admiral McCormick at the briefing map and then to a partially submerged submarine moving in water of the Atlantic. Narrator mentions subs of the 1960s. U.S. nuclear powered ballistic missile submarine launches a polaris missile. Final view of briefing map.erge.
Living conditions in China under the Communist regime of Mao Tse-tung photographed by Indians visiting the country. The film highlights China's problems of industry, agriculture, and excess population. Advertisements and posters for the Mao Tse-tung led economic and social plan titled the 'Great Leap Forward' in 1958. Objectives of the plan. Agriculture, industry and education in China, including brief shot of men, women, and children in classroom, possibly for re-education. Men and women work in factories and plants. A Russian sign reads 'Made in the Soviet Union'. Workers inside a huge automatic automotive plant set up and supplies by the Soviet Union (SU). A steel and iron company rebuilt and enlarged with the aid of Soviet Union. A seamless steel tube mill supplied and erected by the SU. A plant designed, equipped and built by SU technicians. A bridge over a river. Women work in a high voltage testing laboratory equipped by the East German government. A fully automatic petroleum refinery built by the Japanese. A heavy gilding machine plant started by the Japanese in 1937. Various factories, plants and industries in China. Rural farm land and irrigation. People work in backyard furnaces, factories, presses, rolling mills and automotive factories. Deserted city streets with few cars. Workers inside an automotive plant. Communist Party of China Chairman Mao Tse-tung signs a pact with the Premier of the Soviet Union Nikita Khrushchev. Newspaper headlines regarding the disagreements leading to rifts in the China-Soviet relations in 1960. The Soviet Union withdraws technicians and support from China resulting in closure of industries. Statistics highlight China's dropping industrial production in steel, coal, electricity and petroleum compared to that of USA, USSR and UK.