Inaugural parade for first freely elected President of Dominican Republic since 1924, Juan Bosch. Juan Bosch, American Vice President Lyndon Johnson and Venezuelan President Romulo Betancourt watch the parade. Policemen control crowd at the event.
American people evacuate from Port-Au-Prince, Haiti as they face threat of invasion from Dominican Republic. A view of the city. The American people crowd at an airport for evacuation. An aircraft being parked in the background. The people move towards the airport to board the aircraft. Several views of the army personnel kissing their wives. The people board the aircraft. The evacuees stead inside the aircraft. The aircraft lands in Miami, Florida. The evacuees get off from the aircraft. The children of refugees in a hospital. A nurse holding a small child. A woman with young children holding dolls stand near her.
Reporters Len 0' Connor and Art Barriault interview the First Director of Peace Corps, Robert Sargent Shriver. On being asked whether the Peace Corps run into opposition with the government he clarifies that Peace Corps go to countries where the government invites them. Shriver reveals that the demand for Peace Corp volunteers has been on an increase. He also talks about the Peace Corps in Brazil, Dominican Republic, Chile, Venezuela and other American Republics. He states how the Peace Corps volunteers in Columbia lived in a simple manner but they still managed to keep their morale high.
Rafael Trujillo in the Dominican Republic. Ruler of the Dominican Republic Rafael Trujillo arrives in a car and walks in a building with other officials. A number of soldiers on the sides of a road. View of a large crowd. Rafael Trujillo speaking into a microphone at a ceremony. Officials standing behind him. View of a huge building. Rafael Trujillo speaking with an official. Rafael Trujillo smiling.
The Dominican Revolt in the Dominican Republic. A truck loaded with civilians drives on a street. The civilians on the streets. The civilians outside a building gate trying to enter and guards control them. U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson speaks into a microphone. He speaks and orders marines into the country to protect the Americans and others. The Americans are evacuated. The Americans board a ship. A close up of an American boy. U.S. troops including U.S. 82nd Airborne Division arrive. U.S. troops carrying guns cross a street. The troops climb up a building. A tank moves on a road. U.S. troops on tanks driving on the road.
Civil war in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Rebels in the streets protest and hold banners. Colonel Francisco Caamano Deno, the leader of the rebels, addresses them through a bullhorn. The Colonel in a room with his supporters. A camera man records. The Colonel comes out in the streets. A U.S. ship. Sacks of food lowered from the ship. U.S. Forces distribute food to the people of the Dominican Republic. The people queue up for food.