NATO Naval maneuvers involving forces from Turkey, Greece, Italy, Great Britain, and Canada, with U.S. Naval and air units, in the Mediterranean area. American Lieutenant General Paul Kendall, Commander of Allied Land Forces Southeastern Europe, and Admiral William Fechteler, USN, Commander in Chief, Allied Forces, Southern Europe, are seen with Turkish and Greek Commanders. They observe part of "Exercise Keystone," in which U.S. Marines make amphibious landings. U.S. marines (umpires, with white bands on their caps) hold up a large display showing disposition of naval forces engaged in the exercise. Brief view from hill, of landing craft heading toward the beach. Turkish and Greek planes fly low over the beachhead. U.S. Marines hit the beach in landing craft (Higgins Boats) from the U.S. Navy Attack Transports, USS Randall (APA-224) and USS Sarasota (APA-204). Some marines must wade ashore. U.S. Navy Landing Ship Utility LSU-971, is seen close to the beach. A dozer tank equipped with flotation gear is discharged from a landing craft onto the beach. Closeup of tank tracks in motion. Marine manning weapon in turret of the tank.The U.S. Marines fortify their positions before advancing inland. Closeup of tank plowing through sand. Observers watching in background. A DUKW amphibious landing craft drives ashore. Marines move inland and begin establishing defenses. Turkish infantry are seen charging across the area (possibly playing role of "enemy."
Students protest outside the American university in Beirut, Lebanon. They protest against the Turkey-Pakistan defense pact. Police tries to control the situation. One student dies and 29 get injured in police firing.
Men lined on a bench turkey plucking competition at Ottman and Company building in New York. Plucked turkeys piled in front of them. The winner plucking 30 turkeys in 50 minutes is presented a turkey. The turkey flaps in his hands. A slow motion segment shows a man in the competition yawning while pulling off turkey feathers.
A dramatized film called 'American Thanksgiving' shows the Thanksgiving Day in America and the history of Thanksgiving. Views of wooded area, exterior of a house in America in the 1950s. Interior of house and family is seated around the dining table preparing for a Thanksgiving day dinner. They pray before the meal. View of cooked turkey on table. A picture showing a lady giving food to Native American Indian tribal people. Ripened crop in fields. Dramatization of family in a sail boat looking towards sea during time of early American colonists. Interior of a wood frame house, a boy on bed, talking to his father, father speaks, boy listens. Boy takes his coat and goes out of the house. Family in church, praying.
First Lady of the United States, Mrs. Patricia Nixon receives thanksgiving turkeys from National Turkey Federation in the White House, Washington DC. Officials present Mrs Nixon with turkeys. White House officials watch the turkeys. Mrs Nixon watches the turkeys and talks to the officials.
Man behind a rafter of turkeys in Sudbury, Massachusetts. A turkey with its wattle neck and fan shaped tails. View of roasted turkey. Chef slices the cooked turkey, and he along with two guests eats a slice of the roasted turkey.